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Resources

mba Dance and Drum Troupe courtesy of Lissette Pylant;

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Q Historic Sites Austerlitz Historical Society A museum complex, Old Austerlitz houses a collection of 18th- and 19th-century buildings, and photos and memorabilia relating to the town. The Society also offers a full slate of programs and events. Rt 22, Austerlitz www.oldausterlitz.org

Historic Sites & Attractions

Andy Wainwright

Columbia County abounds with rich history in its architecture and streetscapes. Visit the home of the eighth president of the United States, Martin van Buren, or explore the Shaker way of life as recorded at the Shaker Museum and Library at the Mount Lebanon Shaker Village. Plus, we offer family fun at attractions ranging from the Catamount Adventure Park to the Love Apple Farm Petting Zoo.

Clermont State Historic Site Livingston Family Estate, grounds and historic gardens open all year for picnicking, hiking, cross country skiing, and fabulous views. Tours: April-Oct, Tues-Sun and official Mon holidays, 11am-5pm; Nov-March, Fri-Sun, 11am-4pm. Vehicle fee: April 1-Oct 31 (refunded with the purchase of a House tour ticket). Off Rt 9G, Clermont 537-4240 www.friendsofclermont.org or www.nyparks.com Columbia County Museum & Library* Exhibits and research library. Mon Thurs, Fri & Sat 10am-4pm and Sun 12-4pm. 5 Albany Ave, Kinderhook Village 758-9265 www.cchsny.org Edna St. Vincent Millay “Poetry Trail” at Steepletop A half-mile, narrow, country, wood road for walking only is marked with a dozen favorite nature poems by Edna St. Vincent Millay. The trail ends at the final resting ground of the poet and her family. Open all year; please use caution during inclement weather. 436 East Hill Rd, Austerlitz (look for markers) www.millay.org Edna St. Vincent Millay’s “Steepletop” House and Garden Tours Tours of the house and garden. May 27-Oct 17, Fri & Mon 11:30am, 12:30pm, 2:30pm, 3:30pm; Sat & Sun 11:30am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm, 2:30pm, 3:30pm. Garden Tours, 12pm & 3pm each day. “Charles Ellis Portraits: Clothed and Unclothed” exhibit, Thurs-Tues 11am4pm. Site closed on Wednesdays 436 East Hill Rd, Austerlitz 392-EDNA (3362) www.millay.org FASNY Museum of Firefighting The premier collection of firefighting objects in the world, with more than 90 pieces of apparatus on display. Children’s activities include creative play on fire engines, interactive activities and the McCadam Cheese Fire Safety Discovery Room. Daily

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*Maintained by the Columbia County Historical Society 10am-5pm, closed major holidays. 117 Harry Howard Ave, Hudson 822-1875 www.fasnyfiremuseum.com

337 Warren St at the Hudson Valley Arts Center 263-3333 www.pleshakov.com

Hudson Athens Lighthouse The northernmost lighthouse on the Hudson River rises from the river like a tiny gem. Visitors may view the lighthouse from the Henry Hudson Riverfront Park. Tours are offered the second Sat from July through Oct. Ferry Street, Hudson. 828-5294; tour reservations: 822-1014 or e-mail capten1@msn.com www.hudsonathenslighthouse.org

Robert Jenkins House Hendrick Hudson Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution 1811 Federal-style home housing the history of the city of Hudson. July-early Oct, Sat 1-5pm. 113 Warren St, Hudson 828-9764

Livingston History Barn Small museum with artifacts from the settlement of the Town of Livingston. Research room for genealogical work is available. Open all year, Sat 9am-1pm, and by appointment on Wed evenings. County Rt 19, Livingston 851-7637; for appointment: 851-7206 www.livingstontown.com/history.html Luykas Van Alen House* 1737 Dutch farmhouse, includes circa 1850 Ichabod Crane schoolhouse. Memorial Day-Labor Day weekend, Fri-Sat 10am-4pm & Sun 12-4pm. Rt 9H, Kinderhook 758-9265, www.cchsny.org Martin Van Buren National Historic Site The home and farm of the eighth president of the United States. Open daily, late-May-Oct, 9am-4:30pm. 1013 Old Post Rd (off Rt 9H), Kinderhook 758-9689, www.nps.gov/mava Olana State Historic Site Home of Hudson River School painter Frederic Church. The 250-acre grounds are open year-round from 8am-sunset for hiking, picnicking, snow-shoeing and cross-country skiing, as well as programs and special events. Tours: April-Oct, Tues-Sun & Mon holidays 10am-5pm (last tour at 4); Nov-March, Fri-Sun 11am-4pm (last tour at 3). Vehicle fee April-Oct (refunded with the purchase of a tour ticket). 5720 Rt 9G, south of Hudson 828-0135 www.olana.org or www.nysparks.com Pleshakov Piano Museum Vladimir Pleshakov and Elena Winther began this collection of keyboard instruments, research-caliber books, historical recordings and ephemera related primarily to classical music, in particular keyboard instruments. The collection exists to educate, enrich and enthrall all ages, from the casual music lover and visitor to the music professional and music scholar. Please call for group tours.

Roeliff Jansen Historical Society Local history of the Roeliff Jansen area of Columbia County: Ancram, Copake, Hillsdale, Gallatin and Taghkanic. Julymid-Oct, Sat & Sun 2-4pm. Rt 344 & Miles Rd (near Taconic State Park) 329-5751 Samuel Tilden Gravesite 1876 presidential candidate who won by 250,000 popular votes but lost the election by one electoral vote. Cemetery of the Evergreens. Cemetery Rd, off Rt 22, New Lebanon Shaker Museum and Library at the Mount Lebanon Shaker Village Seasonal calendar of exhibitions, lectures, tours and workshops at America’s most significant Shaker historic site, Mount Lebanon Shaker Village. Call or visit website for schedule. Research library by appointment in Old Chatham. 202 Darrow Rd, New Lebanon 88 Shaker Museum Rd, Old Chatham 794-9100 www.shakermuseumandlibrary.org Vanderpoel House of History* A distinguished example of Federalperiod architecture with various exhibits and events throughout the year. Broad St (Rt 9), Kinderhook Village 758-9265 www.cchsny.org

Q Attractions Catamount Adventure Park An aerial forest adventure with 11 courses, including two 2,000-foot zip line courses. 150 platforms in the trees are connected by bridges configured of cable, wood and rope. For ages 7 to adult. Group discounts. Open spring, summer and fall. Catamount Ski Area, 3290 Rt 23, Hillsdale 325-3200 www.catamounttrees.com www.ColumbiaCountyTourism.org

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Historic Sites & Attractions Catamount Ski & Snowboarding Area 33 trails, three terrain parks, 1,000-foot vertical drop, 128 acres of terrain; six lifts, including summit quad, novice triple, two Wonder Carpets. Private and group lessons, rentals, night skiing, Learn to Ski and Snowboard packages, children’s lessons and child care. 99% snowmaking. 3290 Rt 23, Hillsdale 325-3200 For snow conditions: 800-342-1840 www.catamountski.com Columbia County Fairgrounds Annual fair over Labor Day weekend. Rentals available for weddings, festivals, events and celebrations. Rts 66 & 203, Chatham Village 392-2121, www.columbiafair.com The Fields at Omi 100 acres dotted with internationally recognized contemporary sculpture is open year-round to the public during daylight hours. A golf cart is available for handicapped use and bicycles are also provided; picnic facilities located throughout the park. Guided tours are available to groups of six or more. 1405 County Rt 22, Ghent 392-4747, www.artomi.org HADA – Hudson Antique Dealers Association 70 antiques shops fill five historic walking blocks on Warren Street. An amazing array and range of merchandise spanning all continents and centuries can be found in Hudson’s antique shops. Formal, country, art, modern, European and American furniture, clocks, architectural items, garden furniture, rugs, paintings, porcelains, lighting, ephemera and decorative accessories abound in Hudson. Shop days and hours vary; please call ahead. www.hudsonantiques.net Harlem Valley Rail Trail A paved bicycle/pedestrian path built on the old railroad bed that connected New York City, the Harlem Valley and Chatham. Access: Undermountain Rd, off Rt 22, Ancram – Valley View Rd, Copake – Taconic State Park entrance (near Depot Deli), Copake Falls, HVRT Association 789-9591, www.hvrt.org Helsinki Hudson Club Helsinki Hudson continues its commitment to contributing to the quality of the community by cultivating connections between all ethnicities, ages and experience and to reflect the culture and

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human spirit through innovative programming. The new Helsinki Hudson houses two performance spaces, a full-service restaurant, a gallery space, outdoor dining, artist green rooms with showers and lounge space, recording facilities, offices, and more. 405 Columbia St, Hudson 828-4800, www.helsinkihudson.com Hudson Cruises, Inc. Paddle-wheeled 150-passenger vessel, sightseeing and dinner cruises. Available for charter. May-Oct; please check website for schedule Waterfront Park, Hudson 822-1014, www.hudsoncruises.com Lake Taghkanic State Park Camping (tent, trailer, cottages and cabins), swimming, boat rentals, trails, ice fishing, skating, cross country skiing and snowmobile trails; deer and turkey hunting (bow only) in designated areas in season. Camping season: May-Oct; park open year-round, fee to enter Memorial Day-Labor Day. One mile south of the Rt 82 interchange with the Taconic State Pkwy or 1528 Rt 82 851-3631, www.nysparks.com/parks Lebanon Valley Speedway DIRT-sanctioned stock car racing, midApril-Sept, Sat, call for mid-week special events during July and Aug. 1746 Rt 20, West Lebanon 794-9606, www.lebanonvalley.com Lebanon Valley Dragway NHRA-sanctioned drag racing, April-Oct. 1746 Rt 20, West Lebanon 794-7130, www.dragway.com Love Apple Farm Petting Zoo Features baby animals such as a calf, a llama, pigs, ducks, goat, lambs, chickens, prairie dogs, a peacock and various other animals that children may feed, June-Oct. 1421 Rt 9H, Ghent 828-5048, www.loveapplefarm.com Mac Haydn Theatre Professional musical theater-in-theround, mid-May-mid-Sept. 1925 Rt 203, Chatham 392-9292, www.machaydntheatre.org Old Chatham Sheepherding Co. Farm Visit the farm and watch the milking and cheese-making process. 99 Shaker Museum Rd, Old Chatham 794-7733, www.blacksheepcheese.com


Stageworks Hudson The only professional equity theater company in the area, provides groundbreaking, adventurous theater. 41 Cross St (opposite Amtrak), Hudson, 828-7843 www.stageworkshudson.org Taconic State Park Camping (tent, trailer, cabins and cottages), swimming, ďŹ shing, extensive trail system offering biking and nature trails, nature center, cross country skiing and snowmobile trails, Bash Bish Falls, deer hunting in season. Camping season: May-Dec 6 (cabins available year-round); park open year-round, fee to enter Memorial Day-Labor Day. Rt 344, off Rt 22, Copake Falls 329-3993 www.nysparks.com/parks

Theater Barn Summer stock theater in the Berkshires. 654 Rt 20, New Lebanon 794-8989, www.theaterbarn.com Time and Space Limited Home to the Met Opera live in HD, Oscar shorts, UK National Theatre broadcasts and outdoor movies. 434 Columbia St, Hudson 822-8448, www.timeandspace.org

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Iris Cottage Early American (pre-1890) pattern glass. Hours by appointment, and show. 2068 Rt 295 781-4379, akoppel@taconic.net

Columbia County makes shopping a sport. Drawing in antique lovers, Hudson prides itself on being one of the premier antiquing centers in the country, with more than 65 antique shops on Warren Street. Plus you’ll find fine art, gifts, home furnishings and jewelry in old-fashioned commercial districts across the county.

Sandy Klempner Antiques & Interiors Expect the unexpected in decorative, architectural, folk art and country antiques, as well as one-of-a-kind home furnishings. Interior design services also offered. Fri-Sun 10am-5pm, with extended spring/summer hours. 2188 Rt 295 781-4141 www.sandyklempnerantiques.com

Q Chatham Center The White Goose A variety of antiques and collectibles. March-Nov, daily 9am-4pm; Dec-Feb by chance or appointment. 317 Reed Rd 766-3909

Q Chatham Village Mark Feder & Son Antique sterling silver flatware (discontinued and obsolete patterns), small furniture and decorative accessories. Hours by appointment. 161 Hudson Ave (Rt 66) 392-3738 Pitkin Co. Refinishers & Antiques Specializing in antique furniture – all periods and types. Mon-Fri 8am-5pm, Sat 8am-12pm. 14 River St – On Central Square 392-3162

Q Claverack Signed Correctly Antiques & Collectibles Variety of furniture, glass and collectibles at reasonable prices. Thurs-Mon 9am-4pm. 19 Rt 23 851-7257, signedco@verizon.net

Q Copake Copake Auction, Inc. Specializing in Americana sales and annual specialty auctions, including the antique bicycle auction, which is the largest of its kind. Hours vary; please call. 266 County Rt 7A 329-1142, www.copakeauction.com Rachel Rampleman

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Antiques at Peaceable Farm Country furniture, general line of antique and collectible items, including antique dolls. Offer chair seating services – cane, splint, rush and Shaker tape. Seasonal afternoon hours. 983 Rt 295 392-5157

The Corner Store Antique furniture and collectible glass and china; specializing in furniture refinishing and repair. Wed-Mon 10am-5pm. 528 Rt 20 (corner of West St) 794-9191

Q Hillsdale Hillsdale Barn Antiques American country furniture, including painted pieces, country accessories, folk art, hooked rugs, quilts, stoneware and baskets from the 18th to early 20th centuries. April-Oct, Fri-Sun & Holidays 11am-5pm, or by appointment or chance. 10394 State Rt 22 325-1357 www.hillsdalebarnantiques.com Red Fox Antiques Quality Americana, folk art, paintings, Early American and English furniture. Sat & Sun by appointment or chance. 9315 Rt 22, 325-3841

Q Hudson Hudson Antique Dealers Association Seventy antique shops fill five historic walking blocks on Warren St. An amazing array and range of merchandise, spanning all continents and centuries, can be found in Hudson’s antique shops. Formal, country, art modern, European and American furniture, clocks, architectural items, garden furniture, rugs, paintings, porcelains, lighting, ephemera, and decorative accessories abound in Hudson. Shop days and hours vary; please call ahead. 822-6522, www.hudsonantiques.net. Stair Galleries – Auctioneer and Appraisers Auction house specializing in estate merchandise, including fine and decorative art, antiques, furniture and decorations. Monthly auctions. 549 Warren St 751-1000, www.stairgalleries.com

Q Kinderhook Pavilion Gallery/RH Blackburn & Associates, Inc. American period paintings, prints, furniture, decorative accessories and books. Call for hours. 17 Broad St 758-1788, www.RHBantiques.com

Meissner’s Auction House 60-70 antique auctions per year. Every Sat at 5 pm. Rts 20 & 22 766-5002 www.meissnersauction.com Meissner’s Victorian House Antiques A large selection of fine antiques, collectibles and paintings. Wed-Sun 8am-4pm. Rts 20 & 22 766-5002, www.meissnersauction.com

Q Philmont Out of the Barn Antiques Antiques, collectibles, furniture and smalls. Summer weekends 9am-5pm, and other times by appointment. 1063 Rt 217 672-4506, pjverde@mhcable.com

Q Spencertown Spencertown Art & Antiques Reasonably priced fine paintings, prints, art, Americana, antique firearms, furniture. By appointment only. Rt 203 392-4442

Q Valatie JGA Antique & Collectibles A general line of antiques, featuring furniture, estate jewelry, costume jewelry, glassware, fine art, decorative art, linens. Wed-Mon 10:30am-5:30pm. 3025 Main St 758-6393

Q West Taghkanic Almost Antiques Swap and shop our eclectic inventory of home goods and furniture, with a Christmas Corner that should not be missed. Pickers welcome! In association with Changing Times B&B. Open weekends, May-Nov, or by appointment. 624 Old Rt 82 (1/2 mile north of Taconic State Pkwy) 851-3510 www.ColumbiaCountyTourism.org

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Q Performing Arts Ancram Opera House 1330 County Rt 7, Ancram, 329-7393 www.ancramoperahouse.com Basilica Hudson 110 S Front St www.basilicahudson.com

The Arts

Lissette Pylant

Theater groups, musical performances and art galleries dot Columbia County, making it ideal for any artistic sensibility: visual, literary, musical, architectural. Once home to such inspiring artists as Frederic Church, the area continues to attract world-class artistic talent to live, create and perform.

Bindlestiff Family Variety Arts, Inc. Hudson 877-BINDLES, www.bindlestiff.org Clarion Concerts in Columbia County www.Leafpeeperconcerts.org Columbia Arts Team “CAT” 272 Herrington Rd, Copake 697-0636, www.columbiaartsteam.org Columbia Festival Orchestra 437 E Allen St, Hudson, 828-7513 www.columbiafestivalorchestra.org Four Nations Ensemble www.fournations.org Ghent Band Ghent & Kinderhook, July & August 828-3375 Ghent Playhouse Town Hall Pl, Ghent 392-6264, www.ghentplayhouse.org Helsinki Hudson 405 Columbia St, Hudson 828-4800, www.helsinkihudson.com HRC Showcase Theatre Hudson, 851-3617 www.hrc-showcasetheatre.org Hudson Opera House 327 Warren St, Hudson 822-1438, www.hudsonoperahouse.org Hudson Valley Choral Society 794-9831 Mac-Haydn Theatre 1925 Rt 203, Chatham 392-9292, www.machaydntheatre.org PS/21 2980 Rt 66, Box 264, Chatham 392-6121, www.ps21chatham.org Roving Actors’ Repertory Ensemble & The Two of Us Productions, Inc. 2254 Rt 7, Copake www.theTwoOfUsProductions.org Spencertown AcademyArts Center Rt 203, Spencertown, 392-3693 www.spencertownacademy.org Stageworks/Hudson 41 Cross St (opposite Amtrak), Hudson 828-7843, www.stageworkshudson.org

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Taconic Hills Performing Arts Center 73 County Rt 11A, Craryville www.taconichills.k12.ny.us/ community/pac/index.htm Taconic Stage Company Copake Lake 325-1234, www.TaconicStage.com

Time & Space Limited, TSL Warehouse 434 Columbia St, Hudson 822-8448, www.timeandspace.org Valatie Community Theatre Main St, Valatie 758-1309, www.valatietheatre.org

Tannery Pond Concerts at the Mount Lebanon Shaker Village Darrow Rd (off Rt 20), New Lebanon 888-820-1696 www.tannerypondconcerts.org

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The Theater Barn 654 Rt 20, New Lebanon 794-8989, www.theaterbarn.com

ARTSPACE Corner of Maple & Main Sts, Germantown , Ccurry@valstar.net

Time & Space Limited, TSL Warehouse 434 Columbia St, Hudson 822-8448, www.timeandspace.org

Gallery One 6 Pill Hill (off Rt 22 north of Rt 22/23 intersection), Hillsdale, 325-4825

Upstage Productions, Inc. PO Box 1177, Hudson www.upstageproductionsinc.org Valatie Community Theatre Main St, Valatie 758-1309, www.valatietheatre.org Walking the dog Theater PO Box 300, Ghent, 610-0909, 755-1716, www.wtdtheater.org

Q Film Basilica Hudson 110 S Front St, Hudson www.basilicahudson.com The Chatham Film Club Crandell Theatre, Chatham Village 392-3445 www.thechathamfilmclub.com Film Columbia Crandell Theatre, Main St, Chatham Village 392-3459, www.filmcolumbia.com Spencertown Academy Arts Center Rt 203, Spencertown, 392-3693 www.spencertownacademy.org

American Pie – Hall Space Gallery 41 Main St, Chatham, 392-6632

The Fields at Omi 1405 County Rt 22, Ghent 392-4747, www.artomi.org Knapp Hollow Gallery 119 Rodman Rd, Hillsdale, 325-5125 Masterpiece Arts & Framing 1048 Kinderhook St, Valatie 758-6900 Millay Colony for the Arts 454 East Hill Rd, Austerlitz 392-3103, www.millaycolony.org Park Row Gallery 2 Park Row, Chatham, 392-4800 Spencertown Academy Arts Center Rt 203, Spencertown, 392-3693 www.spencertownacademy.org Sun Farm Claverack 851-7225, www.sky-spirals.org Taconic Sculpture Park & Gallery Stever Hill Rd, Spencertown www.taconic.net/kanwit Thinking Out Loud 3001 Main St, Valatie 758-8633, mmicah@berk.com

Perform Columbia The Performing Arts Collective of Columbia County (PACCC) is an association of both professional and community-based performing arts businesses that have come together to promote and nurture the performing arts as essential to a healthy economy and cultural life in Columbia County. www.performcolumbia.com

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The Arts Q City of Hudson 510 Warren St. Gallery 510 Warren St, 822-0510 www.510warrenstgallery.com 603 Warren 603 Warren St, 2nd Fl, Ste 206 www.wix.com/saxonone/603 Basilica Hudson 110 S Front St www.basilicahudson.com BCB Art 116 Warren St 828-4539, www.BCBART.com Carrie Haddad Gallery 622 Warren St, 828-1915 www.carriehaddadgallery.com Carrie Haddad Photographs 318 Warren St, 828-7655 CCCA ArtsWalk The annual ArtsWalk, slated for early Oct, showcases the work of Columbia County’s visual artists. ArtsWalk attracts more than 6,000 visitors to see more than 120 art exhibits and demonstrations, as well as concerts, dance performances, poetry readings, lectures and related happenings. Columbia County Council on the Arts 209 Warren St 671-6213, www.artscolumbia.org

Hudson Opera House 327 Warren St 822-1438, www.hudsonoperahouse.org Hudson Valley Art Center 337 Warren St 800-456-0507, www.fncraft.com J. Damiani Gallery 237 Warren St, 828-8750 John Davis Gallery 3621/2 Warren St 828-5907, www.johndavisgallery.com Limner Gallery 123 Warren St 828-2343, www.slowart.com/limner Marianne Courville Gallery 341 Warren St, 3rd Fl, 755-4208 www.mariannecourville.com Museum of the Imagination 217 Warren St, 2nd Fl, 671-6711 Nicole Fiacco Gallery 506 Warren St, 828-5090 Ornamentum 506 Warren St, 671-6770 www.ornamentumgallery.com Peter Jung Fine Art 512 Warren St 828-2698, www.peterjungfineart.com

Columbia County Council on the Arts 209 Warren St 671-6213, www.artscolumbia.org

Terenchin 533 Warren St 828-0508, www.terenchin.com

David Dew Bruner 610 Warren St, 914-466-4857 www.daviddewbruner.com

Time & Space Limited, TLS Warehouse 434 Columbia St 822-8448, www.timeandspace.org

Davis Orton Gallery 114 Warren St 697-0266, www.davisortongallery.com Gallery 135 135 Warren St 828-2535, 212-518-7551 www.gallery135.net Gallery at Tommy’s 238 Warren St, 822-8890 www.galleryattommys.com The Great South Bay Gallery at Stageworks/Hudson 41 Cross St (opposite Amtrak), Hudson 828-7843, www.stageworkshudson.org Helsinki Hudson 405 Columbia St, Hudson 828-4800, www.helsinkihudson.com Hudson & Laight 437 Warren St 828-1700, www.hudsonandlaight.com

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Tom Swope Gallery 307 Warren St 828-4399, www.tomswope.com Verdigris Art & Tea 13 S 3rd St 828-3139, www.verdigristea.com Winter Walk on Warren Street Holiday revelers ride in carriages, drawn by teams of horses, up and down Warren Street, Hudson’s main thoroughfare. Carolers dressed in Victorian costumes sing songs of the season. Musical ensembles and dancers perform in the many shops that fill the street. It’s a scene evocative of days gone by. This free event on the first Sat of Dec 5-8pm, is a holiday tradition. Hudson Opera House 822-1438 www.hudsonoperahouse.org


Q July Family Fest – July 3, 3-10pm (fireworks at 9:30pm) Fireworks, music, rides, food and fun. Columbia County Fairgrounds, Rt 66, Chatham Village 392-2121, www.columbiafair.com/ otherevents.html

Festivals

Columbia County Agricultural Society

Columbia County abounds with fairs and festivals in celebration of music, art and all that accompanies the beautifully changing seasons. Enjoy the Hudson Arts Walk, the Falcon Ridge Folk Festival, Winter Walk on Warren Street and the main event — the Columbia County Fair.

Independence Day Celebration – July 4, 3-10pm 18th-century music, entertainment, food and viewing of the Saugerties fireworks over the river. Clermont State Historic Site Off Rt 9G, Clermont 537-4240, www.friendsofclermont.org Open Studio Day at Art Omi International Artist Residency – July 17 View works of 30 artists-in-residence at the Omi International Artist Center Letter S Rd, Ghent (212) 206-5684, www.artomi.org Falcon Ridge Folk Festival – July 22-24 A three-day community celebration of folk music and dance. Dodds Farm, 44 County Rt 7D, Hillsdale 866-325-2744, www.falconridgefolk.com Cavorting at the Colony – July 23 Millay Colony for the Arts’ annual festival with open studios, live music, drink and food. 454 East Hill Rd, Austerlitz 392-4144, www.millaycolony.org Blueberry Festival – July 31, 9am-4pm 19th-century craft demonstrations, music, blueberry pancake breakfast and more. Old Austerlitz site, Rt 22, Austerlitz Austerlitz Historical Society: 392-0062, www.oldausterlitz.org

Q September Columbia County Fair – Labor Day weekend, daily 10am-11pm Nightly entertainment, daily livestock shows, petting zoo, midway rides, food vendors. Wed-Mon 10am-11pm. Columbia County Fairgrounds Rt 66, Chatham Village 392-2121, www.columbiafair.com Harvest Day – September 17 Celebrate the importance of agriculture to our eighth president, Martin Van Buren, and its continued importance to Columbia County, NY. Featuring milking, butter making, tinsmithing, broom making, wool dying, sheep shearing, horse shoeing, live music, farm animals, story-telling, free horse-drawn wagon rides. Martin Van Buren National Historic Site 1013 Old Post Rd, Kinderhook NY 758-9689, www.nps.gov/mava Mark Kelly

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Q October CCCA ArtsWalk – Columbus Day weekend Cutting-edge art, sculpture, dance and music over Columbus Day weekend. Council on the Arts: 671-6213 www.artscolumbia.org Hawthorne Valley Fall Festival – October 8, 10am-4pm Spend the day on the farm: hay rides, cider pressing, cow parade and more. Hawthorne Valley, 327 Rt 21C, Ghent (Harlemville), 672-4465 www.hawthornevalleyassociation.org Autumn in Austerlitz – October 9, 11am-4pm 19th-century craft demonstrations, music, soup kitchen with homemade soups and breads, silent auction,

children’s activities and parade. Old Austerlitz site, Rt 22, Austerlitz Austerlitz Historical Society 392-0062, www.oldausterlitz.org Film Columbia – October 19-23 An exciting weekend of film premieres and meet-the-filmmaker events. Crandell Theater, Main St, Chatham 392-3459, www.filmcolumbia.com

Q December A Winter Walk on Warren Street – December 3, 5-8pm A Winter Wonderland featuring traditional and contemporary entertainment, shops, food and more. Warren St, Hudson 822-1438 www.hudsonoperahouse.org

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Catamount Adventure Park A ropes activity course for children age 7 to adults. A total of 11 courses. Open Spring-Fall. Group discounts and birthday parties. Catamount Ski Area, 3290 Rt 23, Hillsdale 325-3200, www.catamounttrees.com

Family Activities

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If you have kids, they can enjoy swimming, fishing, biking, pick-yourown orchards, nature perserves and petting zoos. At the Catamount Adventure Park, a full ropes course awaits them. Plus, we have the oldest fair in the country — the Columbia County Fair. See additional childorientated activities in the Outdoor Recreation section.

Catamount Ski & Snowboarding Area 33 Trails, three terrain parks, 1,000-ft. vertical drop, 128 acres of terrain; six lifts, including summit quad, novice triple, two Wonder Carpets. Private and group lessons, rentals, night skiing, children’s lessons and child care. 98% snowmaking. 3290 Rt 23, Hillsdale 325-3200, www.catamountski.com (For snow conditions: 800-342-1840) Chatham Bowl & Side Door Grille Family fun. 248 Rt 295, Chatham, 392-5050 Coach Farm Farm tours. Please call for details. 105 Mill Hill Rd, (Pine Plains) Ancramdale 398-5325, www.coachfarm.com Columbia County Fair Nightly entertainment, daily livestock shows, petting zoo, midway rides, racing pigs, food and vendors. Always over Labor Day Weekend (Wed- Mon). Columbia County Fairgrounds, Rt 66, Chatham Village www.columbiafair.com FASNY Fire Museum Home to the premier collection of American firefighting artifacts in the world and featuring more than 90 pieces of apparatus on display. Children’s activities include creative play in select fire engines and interactive activities that are both educational and fun. Whether you’re a family, a firefighter or a student of history, you will be amazed at the depth and variety of the museum’s vast collection. Daily 10am-5pm, closed major holidays. 117 Harry Howard Ave, Hudson 822-1875, www.fasnyfiremuseum.com The Fields at Omi 100 acres dotted with internationally recognized contemporary sculpture. The Fields Sculpture Park is open year round to the public during daylight hours. 1405 County Rt 22, Ghent 518-392-4747, www.artomi.org Hudson Cruises, Inc. Offers dining, dancing and scenic cruises. Waterfront Park, Front St, Hudson 822-1014, www.hudsoncruises.com

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Lake Taghkanic State Park Camping season: May-Oct; park open year round. Fee to enter Memorial Day-Labor Day. Located one mile south of the Rt 82 interchange with the Taconic State Pkwy. See page 6 for more details. 1528 Rt 82 851-3631, www.nysparks.com/parks Lebanon Valley Dragway NHRA-sanctioned drag racing April-Oct. 1746 Rt 20, West Lebanon 794-7130, www.dragway.com Lebanon Valley Speedway DIRT-sanctioned stock car racing. Saturdays mid-April-Sept. Call for midweek special events July-Aug. 1746 Rt 20, West Lebanon 794-9606, www.lebanonvalley.com Love Apple Farm Petting Zoo Features at different times a calf, chickens, ducks, a goat, lambs, a llama, a peacock, pigs, prairie dogs and other baby animals that children may feed. Entrance fee varies. Open June-Nov. 1421 Rt 9H, Ghent 828-5048, www.loveapplefarm.com Mill Creek Boardwalk Lewis A. Swyer Preserve. Rt 9J, Stuyvesant Mud Creek Environmental Learning Center 1024 Rt 66, Ghent 828-4386, www.ccswcd.org Old Chatham Sheepherding Co. Farm Visit this farm and watch milking and cheese making. 155 Shaker Museum Rd, Old Chatham 794-7733 www.blacksheepcheese.com

Old Chatham Tennis Club Two hard courts, one HarTru. Open Fall, Winter and Spring, hourly rates available. 105 County Rt 13, Old Chatham 392-7966 http://oldchathamtennis.com/rates.html Roeliff Jansen Park An ideal location all year round for children and family activities. Picnics, beautiful walking trails, a playground and a unique sand volleyball court. In the summer, wade in the cool waters of the Roeliff Jansen kill. 9140 Rt 22, Hillsdale www.roejanpark.org Spruce Ridge Alpaca Farm Farm and gift shop open by appointment. 434 County Rt 13, Old Chatham 794-6294, www.spruceridgefarm.com Stuyvesant Unique Area (Nutton Hook Reserve) Rt 9J & Ferry Rd, Stuyvesant Taconic State Park Camping season: mid-May-Nov (cabin rentals extended for hunters). Park open year round. Fee to enter Memorial Day-Labor Day. See page 7 for more details. Rt 344, off Rt 22, Copake Falls; 329-3993, www.nysparks.com/parks Western Riding Stables, Inc. Lessons, trail rides, pack trips, pony rides and hay/sleigh rides. 228 Sawchuk Rd, Ancramdale (Millerton), 789-4848 www.westernridingstables.com Wilson M. Powell Wildlife Sanctuary Hunt Club Rd, off County Rt 13, Old Chatham www.alandevoebirdclub.org

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Q Ancram The Farmer’s Wife Fresh regional fare. Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri 6am-5pm, Sat 7am-5pm, Sun 7am-1pm. 3 County Rt 8, 329-5431

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Jo Jo’s Pizza and Ice Cream Italian. Feb-Dec, Mon, Wed, Thurs 11am-9pm, Fri 11am-10pm, Sat 11am-9pm, Sun 12-9pm. 1015 Rt 82, 851-6467

Whether you’re in the mood for a rustic country breakfast, classic American diners, old-fashioned family-friendly restaurants, coffee shops for drinks, treats and delicacies, vegetarian cafes, taverns, country inns, ethnic food or gourmet dining by candlelight, Columbia County has it all.

The Pond Restaurant & Banquet Facility Old-fashioned, real home cooking in a casual “Appalachian lodge” setting. Wed-Sat 4-9pm, Sun 12-9pm. 711 County Rt 3, 329-1500

Q Austerlitz O’s Eatery Italian and American, home-cooked entrees. Mon-Thurs 7am-9pm, Fri 7am11pm, Sat 7am-9pm, Sun 7am-10pm. 309 Rigor Hill Rd, 392-1001

Q Canaan Backwater Bar and Grill A Canaan classic is back. Right on the water and the cuisine again features marinated Jack Daniels Steak. Daily 11am-11pm, Fri & Sat nights ’til 1am. 42 Queechy Lake Dr, 781-4933 Meps BBQ BBQ sandwiches, ribs, burgers, hot dogs and pizza, breakfast items. WedSat 9am-8pm, Sunday 10am-5pm. Rts 22 & 295, 781-0781

Q Chatham Blue Plate Restaurant Contemporary American. Tues-Thurs 5:30-9pm (to 9:30pm, July 1-Labor Day), Fri-Sat 5:30-9:30pm (to 10pm, July 1 to Labor Day), Sun 5-9pm. 1 Kinderhook St 392-7711, www.chathamblueplate.net Carolyn’s Family Restaurant American. Mon-Sun, 6am-3pm (weekends – breakfast all day), Mon & Thurs 5-8pm, Fri & Sat 5-9pm. 22 Main St, 392-5673 Chatham Cake Shoppe & Patisserie Homemade baked goods featured at Lippera’s at the Chatham House; wedding and special occasion cakes. Daily 7am-5pm. 31 Hudson Ave 392-9866 Local 111

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Chatham Chinese Restaurant Chinese, take out or eat in. Mon-Thurs 11am-10:30pm, Fri & Sat 11am-11pm, Sun 11am-10pm. 15 Dardess Dr, 392-9898

Peint O Gwrw Pub and pub fare. Tues-Sun lunch and dinner hours. 36 Main St, 392-2337 Pizza Den Italian-American, pizza. Tues-Sun 11:30am-10pm. 10 Austerlitz St, 392-3636

Chatham House Tavern Mon-Thurs 11:30am-9:30pm, Fri & Sat 11:30am-10:30pm, Sun 11am-9pm (Winter hours: closed Tuesday). 29 Hudson Ave 392-6605, www.lipperas.com

Ralph’s Pretty Good Café International, vegetarian. Mon-Sat 7am-5:30pm, Sun 8am-4pm. 20 Main St, 392-3291

Destino – Cocina Mexicana and Margarita Bar Authentic Mexican Cuisine along with American favorites served with a Mexican flair. Weekdays 5-9pm, Fri & Sat 5-9:30pm, Sun 4:30-8:30pm, Tues is Italian Night. 1 Church St, 392-6663

Side Bar Grill @ the Chatham Bowl Hot food, subs, appetizers, family atmosphere – with children’s parties. Daily 11am-closing. 248 Rt 295, 392-6190 What’s the Scoop? Delicious ice cream made on the premises, milkshakes, Italian ice, sundaes and cones. Seasonal. MonThurs 11am-9pm, Fri- Sat 11am-10pm, Sun 11am-8pm. Main St

LaGonia’s Pizza & Café Italian specialties, pizza. Daily 11am-10pm. 15 Dardess Dr 392-7744, www.lagonias.com Lippera’s at the Chatham House Elegant fine dining room, “family” dining room, historic bar/lounge. MonThurs 5-9:30pm, Fri & Sat 5-10:30pm, Sun 10am-2pm for a brunch buffet and 4-9pm (Winter hours: closed Tuesday). 29 Hudson Ave 392-6600 www.thechathamhouse.com

Zia’s Pizza and Family Restaurant Pizza, wings, pasta and dinners, hot and cold subs, wraps. Tues-Sat 11am10pm, Sun 12-9pm. On the Circle – Main St, 392-7773,

Q Claverack Coyote Flaco Mexican bar and grill, fajitas, enchiladas, quesadillas, vegetarian plates, wings and more. Tues-Sat 1-10pm, Sun 1-9pm. 6032 Rt 9H 851-9042, www.mycoyoteflaco.com

Marisa’s Bagel Café Bagel, soups, salad, panini, wraps. Mon-Sat 7am-4pm, Sun 8am-3pm. 41 Main St, 392-7388 MJ Sports Bar and Grill Full menu and nightly specials. Sun-Wed 11am-10pm, Thurs-Sat 11am-12am. 34 Hudson Ave, 392-1150

Keeler’s Eskimo Bar Burgers, subs, sandwiches and all kinds of ice cream. Apr-Sept daily, 11am-9pm. Intersection of Rt 9H & 23, 851-7520

Our Daily Bread Gourmet sandwiches, vegetarian selections, artisanal bread, with everything made in-house. Tues-Fri 7am-5pm, Sat-Sun 8am-4pm; open Mon during holiday weekends. 54 Main St 392-9852

Q Clermont ’Cue to Go Take-out BBQ. Wed & Thurs 11am-7pm, Fri & Sat 11am-8pm. 230 County Rt 6 537-7246, www.creativecuisine.com

Columbia County Bounty Columbia County Bounty’s mission is to promote and support networking connections between local agricultural producers and culinary businesses, as well as to educate the community about the preservation of local and regional sustainable foods and products. Whereas Columbia County Bounty planted the seed, it has now grown into the Hudson Valley Bounty, your place for local food connections. www.hudsonvalleybounty.com

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Hot-Digg-Ity’s Pizzeria & Hometown Grill Pizza, Italian-American dinners, homemade soups and salads, subs, burgers and sandwiches, fresh baked cookies. Mon-Thurs 11am-9pm, Fri & Sat 11am-10pm. 1229 Rt 9, Columbiaville (next to the Columbiaville Post Office) 828-6892

The Cottage Restaurant Homemade American, eclectic. Wed-Mon 9am-9pm. Rt 295, 392-4170

Q Copake Church Street Deli & Pizzeria Breakfast sandwiches, full breakfasts, hot/cold subs, salads, wraps, pizza. Daily 7am-9pm, Fri & Sat ’til 10pm. 1677 County Rt 7A, 329-4551 Dad’s Diner Home-cooked meals from eggs to prime rib and fish in a ’50s-style diner. Sun-Thurs 7am-8pm, Fri & Sat 7am-9pm. Main St (County Rt 7A), 329-3237

Q Copake Lake The Greens Restaurant at Copake Country Club Fine and casual dining, Sunday brunch and catering. Friday night and Sunday brunch, enjoy live local entertainment. Tues-Thurs & Mon 11:30am-9pm, Fri & Sat 11:30am-10pm, Sun 11am-8pm, closed Tues-Wed during off season. 44 Golf Course Rd, 325-0019 www.copakecountryclub.com

Q Craryville Martindale Chief Diner Homemade American diner food. SatThurs 6:30am-8:30pm, Fri ’til 9:30pm. 1000 Rt 23, 851-2525

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Donna’s Country Grill Fast food, burgers, French fries, wraps, soup, homemade hot subs, ice cream and daily specials. Seasonal: Daily lunch and dinner. 591 Rt 295, 392-3042

Q Elizaville The Elizaville Diner American and Greek specialties, daily specials. Sun-Thurs 6am-9pm, Fri & Sat 6am-10pm. 573 West Kerleys Corners Rd 845-756-3557 www.elizavillediner.com

Q Germantown Haley’s Indian-American Restaurant and Deli Taste of India. Mon-Sun 9am-10am, buffet dining, Mon-Fri. 4301 Rt 9G, 537-2999 Otto’s Market Full grocery and specialty food store, to-go items featuring local produce/products. Mon-Sat 7am-7pm, Sun 7am-3pm. 215 Main St 537-7200, www.ottosmarket.com Palatine Park Pizza Pizza, Italian dinners, subs. Tue-Thurs 11am-9pm, Fri & Sat 11am-10pm, Sun 2-9pm. 85 Palatine Park Rd, 537-6262


Red Barn Deli American deli/diner. Mon-Fri 6am3:30pm, Sat 7am-2:30pm, Sun 8am-2:30pm. 101 Main St, 537-6330

Q Ghent The CafÊ at The Fields Thurs-Sun 11am-4pm, Sat-Sun only during off season. 1405 County Rt 22 392-6021, www.artomi.org Dairy Queen Brazier Fast food and ice cream. Seasonal: Daily 11am-9pm. Rt 66, 392-3440 Kozel’s Restaurant Family-owned and operated for 75 years. Specializes in steaks, prime rib and fresh seafood. Banquet facilities for up to 300 people. Buses welcome. Mon, Wed, Thurs, Sun kitchen hours 11am-10pm, Fri & Sat kitchen hours 11am-11pm. 1006 Rt 9H, 828-3326 Love Apple Farm CafÊ Serving authentic Mexican food, cold and hot soups, light American fare, truly homemade desserts, ice cream and more. Daily 11am-4pm in season. 1421 Rt 9H 828-5048 www.loveapplefarm.com White Stone CafÊ Continental, American, Greek and allyou-can-eat buffet. Mon-Sat 6am-9pm, Sun 6am-7pm. 2337 Rt 66 392-7171, www.whitestonecafe.com

Q Greenport Applebee’s Real food. Real fun. Real close. Car side to go. Mon-Thurs 11-12am, Fri & Sat 11-1am, Sun 11am-11pm. 420 Fairview Ave 828-0000, www.applebees.com Bagel Tyme Bagels, sandwiches, soup. Daily 6am-3pm. 389 Fairview Ave, 822-1510 Bubba Bean BBQ Barbeque. Daily 10am-10pm. 93 Union Turnpike (Rt 66), 828-7222 Chinatown Restaurant Chinese. Sun-Thurs 11am-10:30pm, Fri-Sat 11am-11:30pm. 160 Fairview Plaza, 822-0929 www.hudson-chinesefood.com Joe’s Restaurant Italian, American, bar and entertainment. Tues-Wed 5-10pm, Thurs-Sat 5-11pm. 407 Fairview Ave, 828-9028 Labella’s Pizza Pizza, pasta, Italian dinners. Mon-Thurs 11am-10pm, Fri & Sat 11-12am, Sun 12-10pm. 350 Fairview Ave, 828-1844 Morabito’s Sub Shop Italian/American. Mon-Sat 8am-7pm. Healy Blvd & Rt 66, 828-2671 The OfďŹ ce Deli OASIS American cafĂŠ. Mon-Fri 10:30am-2:30pm. 160 Fairview Ave 671-6023, www.theofďŹ cedeli.com Pizza Hut American and Italian, buffet. Mon-Thurs 11am-9pm, Fri & Sat 11am-10pm, Sun 12-9pm. 235 Fairview Ave, 828-4359

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Food & Drink Plaza Diner American, Greek, Italian, seafood, steaks and chops. Daily 7am-11pm. 300 Fairview Ave, 822-0356 Spring Garden Restaurant Chinese. Daily 11:30am-10:30pm. 350 Fairview Ave, 828-4770

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(Ghent/Hillsdale) Banjo Mountain Café A place you can come to get delicious food and drinks and enjoy or participate in local art. Tues-Fri 7:30am-4pm, Sat 9am-4pm. 1198 County Rt 21C, 672-7160 Hawthorne Valley Farm Organic soups, sandwiches and entrees, raw milk and on-site organic bakery. Mon-Sat 7:30am-7pm, Sun 9am-5pm. 327 Rte 21C, 672-7500 www.hawthornevalleyfarm.org

Q Hillsdale Four Brothers Pizza Inn Greek, American. Daily 10:30am-10pm. 2828 Rt 23, 325-7300 www.fourbrotherspizzainn.com Hillsdale House Grilled steaks, fresh seafood, nightly specials, wood-fired pizza oven, restaurant and tavern. Sun-Thurs 11am9pm, Fri & Sat 11am-10pm. Village Square (Rt 23), 325-7111 Mount Washington House Burgers, sandwiches, quesadillas, daily specials, late-night menu available. Mon-Wed 4pm-close, Thurs-Sat 11:30am-close, Sun 12pm-close. 2627 Rt 23, 325-4631 Swiss Hutte Restaurant and Lodging Continental (Swiss specialties). Lunch, Fri-Sat 12-2pm, Sun 12-3pm. Dinner, Wed & Thurs 5:30-9pm, Fri & Sat 5:30pm-9:30pm, Sun 5-9pm, Tues 5:30-9pm, summer only. Rt 23, 325-3333, www.swisshutte.com

Q Hudson American Glory A BBQ restaurant specializing in “legendary regional BBQ of the United States, and classic American comfort food,” entertainment on weekends. Sun-Thurs 11am-12am, Fri & Sat 11-3am. 342 Warren St 822-1234, www.americanglory.com

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Baba Louie’s Organic Sourdough Pizza Company Organic pizza, pasta, salad. Lunch, Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri 11:30am-3pm. Dinner Fri 5-9:30pm, Sat & Sun 11:30am-10pm. 517 Warren St 751-2155, www.babalouiespizza.com Bagel Tyme Bagels, sandwiches, homemade soups. Mon-Sat 6am-3pm. 41 North Sixth St, 828-8979 The Café at Hudson Supermarket High-end Mexican. Thurs-Fri & SunMon 12-5pm, Sat 12-6pm. 310 Warren St, 822-8008 Ca’Mea Ristorante Old family recipes and Italian hospitality, garden dining in season. Tues-Sun 12-3pm, Tues-Sat 5-10pm, Sun 5-9pm. 333 Warren St 822-0005, www.camearestaurant.com The Cascades A coffee house, deli and full-service restaurant housed in a historic building in Hudson – it is renowned for its soups and sandwiches. Mon-Sat 8am-4pm. 407 Warren St, 822-9146 www.thecascadeshudson.com The Corner Lunchbox Soups, sandwiches, wraps, hot dogs, using local, organically grown produce in season. Mon-Fri 7am-3pm. 149 Joslen Blvd, 828-1005 DABA Contemporary fine dining and bar food menu. Mon-Sat 6-10pm. 225 Warren St 249-4631, www.dabahudson.com Davi’s Delights Burgers, wraps, seafood sandwiches, finger food, sandwiches, soups, and desserts ... ice cream, floats, sundaes. Daily 11am-8pm, seasonal. 41 Green St, 828-0725 Debbie’s Li’l Restaurant Homemade breakfast. Daily 6:3011:30am. 747 Columbia St, 828-4307 Earth Foods Café Sandwiches, wraps, salads, soups. Mon, Wed, Thurs 9am-3pm, Fri-Sun 9am-4pm. 523 Warren St, 822-1396 Grand Buffet Chinese, American, Japanese. Sun-Thurs 11am-9:30pm, Fri & Sat 11am-10:30pm. 90 Green St, 828-3399


Helsinki Hudson The Restaurant at Helsinki Hudson carries on a 15-year tradition started at the wildly popular former location in Massachusetts – that is of creating a menu of creative, homespun, seasonally selected food in a welcoming and beautiful atmosphere. Thurs-Tues 5-10pm. 405 Columbia St 828-4800, www.helsinkihudson.com La Gamin Country French café – friendly, casual, relaxing, with good food and nice ambiance. Children are welcomed. Thurs-Tues 9am-5pm. 609 Warren St 828-2885, www.legamin.com LICK A distinctive ice cream parlor featuring Jane’s Ice Cream – homemade in the Hudson Valley – specialty sundaes, homemade local fruit compotes, milkshakes featuring milk from Ronnybrook Farm, custom ice cream sandwiches made with locally baked cookies, 100% fruit smoothies and fabulous espressos. May-Oct, daily 1-10pm. 253 Warren St 828-7254, www.lickhudson.com

(p.m.) Wine and Tapas Bar A great selection of incredible wines, delicious meats and the best cheeses available from local sources to enhance your experience. Tues-Thurs 5-10pm, Fri and Sat 5pm-12am, Sun 1-6pm. 119 Warren St 828-2833, www.pmwinebar.com Red Chopstick Szechuan and Cantonese Chinese food. Free delivery available. Mon-Thurs 11am-10:30pm, Fri & Sat 11am-11:30pm, Sun 12-10pm. 305 Warren St, 828-7926 Red Dot Restaurant & Bar Bistro. Wed-Mon 5-10pm, Sat & Sun 11am-3pm. 321 Warren St, 828-3657 Scali’s Pasta & Pizza Italian, American. Mon-Thurs 11am-10pm, Fri & Sat 11am-11pm, Sun 12-9pm. 974 Columbia St, 828-9186 The Spotty Dog Books & Ale Snack, baked goods, coffee, tea, ale. Mon-Thurs 11am-8pm, Fri-Sat 11am10pm, Sun 12-6pm. 440 Warren St 671-6006, www.thespottydog.com

Mexican Radio Mexican Radio’s fabulous Mexican food and delicious margaritas are drawing crowds. Daily 11:30am-11pm. 537 Warren St 828-7770, www.mexrad.com

Stella’s Pizzeria & Italian Bakery Italian bakery, Italian entrées and pizza. Daily 10am-10pm. 69 Fairview Ave, 828-2844

MOD Restaurant Local neighborhood eatery, serving comfort food with generous portions and affordable prices. Wed-Sat 11am10pm, Sun 10am-2pm. 20 S Front St 828-1880, www.modhudson.com

Strongtree Organic Roasters Specialty organic coffees: by the cup and by the pound, proper espresso, local artisan goodies and fine chocolates. Mon-Fri 6am-6pm, Sat & Sun 8am-4pm. 60 S Front St (near the Train Depot) 697-8851, www.strongtreecoffee.com

Nolita’s Bakery Café Specializing in fresh baked goods baked on premises, and delicious specialty sandwiches, soup, quiches and burgers. Mon-Fri 7am-4pm, Sat & Sun 8am-5pm. 454 Warren St, 828-4905

Swoon Kitchenbar A neighborhood brasserie. Thurs, Sun, Mon 5-10pm, Fri & Sat 5-11pm, Fri-Sun 12-3:30pm. 340 Warren St 822-8938, www.swoonkitchenbar.com

Olde Hudson Take out – picnic boxes, cheese plates, paninis. Sun-Thurs 11-6, Fri 10:30am7pm, Sat 10am-7pm. 421 Warren St 828-6923, www.oldehudson.com

Tanzy’s American favorites and afternoon tea, gifts and gift baskets. Sun 8am-12pm (breakfast only). Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri & Sat 8am-3pm, Sun hours in season; late afternoon tea by reservation only. 223 Warren St, 828-5165

Park Falafel and Pizza Greek, pizza, salads. Daily 11am-9pm. 11 North 7th St, 828-5500 www.parkfalafelandpizza.com Parlor Coffee and Tea House Baked goods, Wi-Fi, coffee, tea. Mon-Sat 7am-10pm, Sun 8am-9pm. 742 Warren St, 828-2210

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Food & Drink Verdigris Tea Café & Bakery Specializing in loose teas, teas by the cup and pot, retail tea store and a brunch/lunch café with a daily menu. Wed-Mon 10am-6pm. 13 South 3rd St 828-3139, www.verdigristea.com Vico Restaurant Bringing the warmth of Tuscan hospitality to Hudson. Thurs-Mon 5-9:30pm, Sat-Sun lunch 12-5pm. 136 Warren St 828-6529, www.vico-restaurant.com Wasabi Japanese. Lunch, Mon-Sat 11:30am2:30pm; dinner, Mon-Thurs 4:309:30pm, Fri & Sat 4:30-10:30pm, Sun 3-9:30pm. 807 Warren St, 828-1888 Wunderbar & Bistro Comfort food. Mon-Sun 11:30am-5pm (Lunch), 5-10pm (Dinner), 10pm-1:30am (Late night). 744 Warren St, 828-0555 www.wunderbarandbistro.com

Q Kinderhook Bagel Tyme Bagels and more. Daily 7am-4pm. Broad Street (Rt 9), 758-1313 Bean’s Place “Fresh and Real” – specialty sandwiches and omelets, daily specials, homemade soups and desserts. Memorial Day weekend-Nov, Thurs & Fri 8am-7pm, Sat-Mon & Wed 8am-2pm, please call for winter hours. 3 Albany Ave, 758-2500 Carolina House New American. Wed & Thurs 5-9:30pm, Fri & Sat 5-10pm, Sun 4-9:30pm. 59 Broad St (Rt 9), 758-1669 www.carolinahouserestaurant.com

Q Livingston Bells Pond Diner Breakfast to go, American diner food, pizza to go. Mon-Sat 6am-2pm, Sun 7am-1pm. Corner of Rts 9 & 82, 851-2220 Blue Stores Restaurant Mixed American. Daily 5-9pm, Sun 11am-3pm. 2215 Rt 9, 537-6658

Happy Clown Ice Cream Shop Ice cream. April-Sept, daily 11am-9pm. Intersection of Rts 9 & 82 851-2177 Hudson Park Restaurant A baseball-themed “joint” serving stadium fare – hot dogs (many varieties), hamburgers, wings, fries, shakes, veggie burgers, falafel, specialty sandwiches and fresh salads. Mon-Sat 7am-8pm, Sun 9am-8pm (extended hours in summer). 3521 Rt 9, 851-2228

Q New Lebanon Buckey’s Bagels & Pizza Bagels, pizza, deli sandwiches, breakfast sandwiches and bakery items. Daily 5:30am-2:30pm. Rts 22/20, Valley Plaza, 794-8865 China City Takeout Chinese. Sun-Thurs 11am-10pm, Fri-Sat 11am-11pm. 501 Rt 20, 794-9181 Fresco’s Wood Fired Pizza & Pasta Pizza, pasta, subs, salads. Daily 11:30am-10pm. 569 Rts 20 & 22, 794-9339 Hitchinpost Café Family restaurant. Daily 7am-3pm, Fri until 9pm. Tilden Place, Rts 20/22, 794-9092 Jimmy D’s Pizza Royale & Restaurant Greek, Italian, American, pizza. Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri 11am-10pm, Sat 9am10pm, Sun 8am-10pm. Rts 20/22, 794-8161 Mario’s Restaurant Northern Italian and American cuisine. Mon, Wed, Thurs 4-9pm (9:30pm in season), Sat 4-10pm, Sun 12-10pm. 458 Rts 20/22, 794-9495 www.thespencerhouse.com/resto The Pillars Restaurant Enjoy the continental cuisine in the ambience of the refurbished 1834 Carriage House. Feb-Dec, Wed-Sat 5-9pm, Sun 4-8pm, Sun brunch 10am-1pm. 860 Rt 20 794-8007, www.pillarsrestaurant.com

Q Old Chatham Check out Columbia County’s Country Farm’s and Markets beginning on pg. 48

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Jackson’s Old Chatham House American. Daily 11am-10pm. 648 Albany Turnpike (on the Village Square) 794-7373, www.jacksonsoch.com


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Food & Drink Old Chatham Country Store & Café American bistro with emphasis on local, regional and organic sources, serving cocktails, beer and wine. Tues-Sun 7am-4pm, breakfast and lunch, Thurs-Sat 5-9pm, dinner by reservation. 639 Albany Turnpike, 794-6227 www.oldchathamcountrystore.com

Fireside Pizza Den Pizza and pub food. Tues 5-8pm, Wed-Sat 5-9pm. 3350 Rt 9, 784-3363

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King’s Wok Chinese. Mon-Thurs 11am-10pm, Fri-Sat 11am-11pm, Sun 1-9:30pm. Rt 9, Hannaford Plaza, 758-1517

Lagonia’s Pizza & Café Pizza, pasta, steaks, daily specials. Daily 11am-10pm. 94 Main St 672-5733, www.lagonias.com Local 111 American – featuring seasonal and local produce. Dinner, Wed-Sun, Sun Café – check website or call for hours. 111 Main St 672-7801, www.local111.com Main Street Public House Organic pub fare featuring local and biodynamic foods when available; specialty craft ales, signature cocktails, weekend breakfast. Wed-Thurs 5-10pm, Fri 5-12am, Sat 9-12am, Sun 9am-9pm. 12 Main St, 672-7346 www.mainstpublichouse.com The Vanderbilt House American Regional, seafood and steaks entrees. Tues-Sat 11:30pm-2:30am, 5:30-9:30pm, Sun brunch 11am-2:30pm, 5:30-9:30pm. 161 Main St 672-9993, www.vanderbilt-house.com

Q Spencertown Dan’s Diner A 1925 18-seat, refurbished Jerry O’Mahony Diner remodeled with subtleties of the era, making a visit to Dan’s Diner a unique eating experience. Call for hours. Rt 203, near the Spencertown Firehouse, 392-9555

Q Valatie Chris’ Café Home-style cooking, American/Italian. Mon-Sat 11am-9pm. 1048 Rt 9, 758-7701 Chu Garden Hunan, Mandarin, Szechuan, Cantonese. Mon-Thurs 11am-10pm, Fri-Sat 11am-11pm, Sun 12-10pm. Rt 9, Grand Union Plaza, 758-2791

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Four Brothers Pizza Inn Pizza, Italian, American, Greek. Daily 11am-10:30pm. 2960 Rt 9, 758-7151 www.fourbrotherspizzainn.com

Labella Restaurant and Pizzeria Gourmet Italian, pizza. Mon-Thurs 11am-10pm, Fri & Sat 11am-11pm, Sun 12-9pm. 2967 Rt 9, Hannaford Plaza, 758-6611 Mark’s Pizza Pizza, wings, calzones, hot subs, salads. Sun-Thurs 4-9pm, Fri & Sat 4-10:30pm. 3017 Main St 758-7333, www.markspizza.net The Main Street Café American, Italian, seafood. Wed-Sun 8am-9pm. 3032 Main St, 758-9000 OKenny’s Express Good food fast, wraps, deli sandwiches, daily dinner specials. Mon-Sat 11am-8pm. 3321 Rt 9, 784-2491 www.okfoodproducts.com/ carry-out_services.php Val-Kin Restaurant Continental and lighter fare. Tues-Thurs 5-8:45pm, Fri 5-9:15pm, Sat 4-9:15pm, Sun, 3-8pm. 1009 Rt 9, 758-8686 Zia’s Pizza and Family Restaurant Pizza, wings, pasta and dinners, hot and cold subs, wraps. Tues-Sat 11am10pm, Sun 12-9pm. 3013 Main St, 758-2003

Q West Taghkanic Miller’s Tavern Good food, great service in a friendly bar atmosphere. Fri & Sat 5-10pm. 920 Rt 82, 851-7230 West Taghkanic Diner Homemade American. Mon-Thurs 7am-9pm, Fri 7am-11pm, Sat & Sun 7am-10pm. 1016 Rt 82 851-7117, www.taghkanicdiner.com


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Weddings

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brides g grooms Plan your country-chic wedding in Columbia County, where you can choose from dozens of unique venues, including wineries, barns, boats, sculpture parks, private estates, arts colonies, historic sites, museums, inns, restaurants, country clubs, renovated factories and quaint country churches with the Hudson River and the Catskill Mountains as your backdrop. Enjoy the romance of the Hudson Valley, complete with world-class purveyors of fine food, flowers, photography, music and more. To learn more about all that Columbia County has to offer, please visit www.ColumbiaCountyTourism.org/weddings.

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Wine, Spirits & Brewing

Harvest Spirits

Chatham Brewing Brewed fresh, brewed local, Chatham Brewing’s fine selection of beers are brewed in the British tradition using the finest hops and malts available. These top-fermented ales are unfiltered, giving them a unique, lively character, and are available at many dining establishments in Columbia County. Custom and signature brews are available for special events and restaurants. Growlers and kegs are available at the brewery located just off Main Street, Chatham, and you can see the process if you stop by most Saturdays. 30 Main St, Ste 2, Chatham, 697-0202, www.chathambrewing.com Harvest Spirits The first distillery in New York to offer tastings and retail sale directly out of the distillery, Harvest Spirits has converted one of the massive cold storage rooms at Golden Harvest Farms into the region’s unique micro-distillery. Harvest Spirits makes alcohol from nature’s most perfect fruit, the apple, with apples grown on-site. Apples are grown, pressed, fermented, distilled and bottled at the same location. Come see how this incredible-tasting vodka, applejack and brandy are made. Open Sat & Sun 12-5pm. Golden Harvest Farms 3074 US Rt 9, Valatie, 253-5917, www.harvestspirits.com Hudson-Chatham Winery The Hudson-Chatham Winery is Columbia County’s first winery. Since opening in 2007, its wines have won many awards, including gold medals from the New York State Fair, Hudson Valley Wine & Grape Association, New York Food & Wine Classic, and the Dallas Morning News Wine Competition, among others. In the picturesque tasting room, you can also sample a wide range of locally produced gourmet products, including many Hudson Valley cheeses. The winery hosts events throughout the year and is also available for private parties. The Hudson-Chatham Winery is a proud member of the Hudson Berkshire Beverage Trail. 1900 Rt 66, Ghent, 392-WINE (9463), www.hudson-chathamwinery.com Tousey Winery The goal was to produce wines that they would like to drink themselves, “wines that are enjoyed with food just as much as friends.” Success marks their first year with five wines and a cassis sweetened with honey, not sugar. Their Cabernet Franc has been well received by Wine Enthusiast magazine. Tousey Winery is a proud member of the Hudson Berkshire Beverage Trail. Sat & Sun 12-5pm. 1774 Rt 9, Clermont; (for GPS, please use Germantown) 567-5462, www.touseywinery.com

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Local Wineries www.hudson-chathamwinery.com Open year-round Friday, Saturday, and Sunday 12-5. Additional holiday hours. Great Special Events.

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1900 State Route 66 Ghent, NY 12075 518-392-WINE info@hudson-chathamwinery.com

1774 Route 9 Germantown, NY 12526 518-567-5462 info@touseywinery.com

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Q Ancramdale Pop’s Cabin (Rental) Upscale vacation log home with two bedrooms located on a road less traveled. Skyline Rd 329-4889, www.popscabin.com

Q Austerlitz

Accommodations

Inn at Green River

The laid-back charm of rolling hills, fresh air and the quiet hum of the country makes staying the night in Columbia County a destination in itself. You can settle down at a comfortable bed and breakfast, city guest house, hotel or motel. There’s lodging to fit every style and budget.

Guest’s Garden Private romantic cottage overlooking a swimming pond and gardens with fireplace. 300 West Hill Rd (off Rt 22) 392-2340, www.vrbo.com/13495

Q Canaan Berkshire Travel Lodge Close proximity to many recreational and historic sites. Situated just off Exit B3 of the New York State Thruway. 12703 Rt 22, 781-4432 www.berkshiretravellodge.com The Grant House Come enjoy comfortable accommodations for leisure and business travelers in a spacious tworoom suite. 3367 County Rt 9, East Chatham 392-4433 The Inn at Silver Maple Farm Lovely accommodations, a number with fireplaces, in a beautifully converted barn with all the touches of home, just minutes to museums and antique shops. 1871 Rt 295, East Chatham 781-3600, www.silvermaplefarm.com

Q Chatham Chatham Travel Lodge Located halfway between Chatham and East Chatham on Rt 295, with fantastic views and conveniently close to many attractions. 598 Rt 295, 392-4066 www.chathamtravellodge.com

Q Chatham Village The Chatham Bed & Breakfast “A Victorian beauty in charming Chatham Village, a stone’s toss to the Berkshires, Hudson or Albany.” Featuring chef-prepared full, hot breakfast in a relaxing and comfortable atmosphere. 164 Hudson Ave 956-3296, www.thechathambandb.com

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Q Claverack

Q Copake

1805 House Set on 100 acres of natural beauty, this historic eyebrow colonial home offers a quiet, pastoral getaway conveniently situated between the Berkshire and Catskill Mountains. 775 Snydertown Rd, Craryville 929-5923, www.1805House.com

Johanna’s Motel Large, comfortable rooms and a scenic location await guests at this conveniently located motel. 7519 Rt 22 329-3000

Elm Tree Motel Situated on Rt 23, this motel has excellent views of the rolling farmland of Columbia County. Close proximity to many recreational and historic sites. 1384 Rt 23, Craryville 851-9192, www.elmtreemotel.com Sugar Maple Suite A guest suite offering stylish comfort with a private entrance, bedroom, living room/dining area/kitchenette and bathroom all within a rural setting. Guests may enjoy the beautiful pool, garden and hilltop gazebo. With a queen-sized sleeper sofa, the suite can accommodate up to four people. 67 County Rt 27B, Hudson 851-3877, www.sugarmaplesuite.com Sun Farm Retreat A unique retreat in an art and nature sanctuary for the enjoyment of outdoor activities and spiritual practices. 465 Snydertown Rd 851-7225, www.sky-spirals.org/lodging Thyme in the Country B&B Eco-friendly B&B with warm, peaceful elegance. Antique beds with new natural fiber bedding. Organic breakfasts. Salt-filtered pool in summer, log fires in the winter. 671 Fish & Game, 672-6166 www.thymeinthecountrybandb.com Yorkshire Motel Guests enjoy, spacious restful rooms and sun porches to delight in the great outdoors. Close proximity to many recreational and historic sites. 490 Rt 23 851-7050 Check out Columbia County’s Campgrounds on pg. 38

Sunset/Sunrise Contemporary architect’s home; guestrooms have private decks to enjoy views of the Taconic Mountains. 297 East Main St (County Rt 7A) 329-2915

Q Germantown Gingerbread Haus Enjoy the views of the Hudson River and Catskill Mountains from this charming, 1890s, two-story guest apartment. 44 Young America Rd 537-3756

Q Ghent The FarmStay at Kinderhook Farm Offering visitors a unique opportunity to stay in a restored barn on a beautiful, 1,200-acre working farm. Rustic, elegant, loft-like accommodations with full kitchen. 1958 County Rt 21 505-603-1815 www.kinderhookfarmstay.com

Q Hillsdale The Bell House B&B Gracious country inn built in 1830 with antique-appointed rooms. Five romantic bedrooms with private baths and gourmet breakfast. Set amid trees, beautiful gardens and a swimming pool. Close to all Columbia and Berkshire attractions. 9315 Rt 22 325-3841, www.bellhousebb.com Holiday House Motel Conveniently located at the foot of the Berkshires near wonderful antiques shops, golf courses, skiing and hiking trails. 2871 Rt 23, 325-3030 www.holidayhousemotel.com

Columbia County Lodging Association The red apple in the listing indicates the establishment is a member of the Columbia County Lodging Association. All CCOLA properties share a commitment to quality, cleanliness, comfort and safety to ensure an enjoyable stay. For reservations/information, please call 800-558-8218 or view www.columbiacountylodging.com www.ColumbiaCountyTourism.org

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Accommodations The Honored Guest B&B Relax and enjoy the lovingly decorated guestrooms, gourmet breakfast, tea at 4:30 and a nightly turn-down service. 20 Hunt Rd 325-9100, www.honoredguest.com* Inn at Green River Pastoral setting, elegant, 1830 country inn. Seven romantic guestrooms, featuring fireplaces, Jacuzzis. Grand gourmet breakfast described as a feast by the New York Times. 9 Nobletown Rd (County Rt 71) 325-7248, www.iagr.com* Linden Valley Inn Beautiful appointed rooms, private bath, cable TV, in-room coffee maker, wet bar with ice maker. Rt 23 (at the base of Catamount Ski Area), 325-7100 http://lindenvalley.tripod.com Silvanus Lodge Cool, clean, comfortable ... and FUN describes what guests can look forward to. Great location for the outdoor enthusiast! 9350 Rt 22 325-3000, www.silvanuslodge.com Swiss Hutte Restaurant and Lodging Charming country inn with a European flair, overlooking Catamount ski area. Rt 23 (at the base of Catamount Ski Area) 325-3333, www.swisshutte.com

Q Hudson 446 Warren Street Elegantly furnished, self-catering, 1.5-bedroom apartment with full kitchen and bath in a c. 1790, red brick, Federal town house. 446 Warren St 828-0520, www.446warrenst.com

The Country Squire B&B Located in Historic Downtown Hudson. Interior is spacious, room palettes relaxing, furnishings are sophisticated but comfortable. Recently restored Victorian rich in detail. Convenient to Amtrak. 251 Allen St 822-9229, www.countrysquireny.com The Croff House Combining the luxury of a boutique hotel and the personalized service of a B&B. Located on a quiet cul-de-sac just a few minutes’ walk to all that Hudson has to offer. Five wellappointed guestrooms and several common areas create the perfect atmosphere to relax and unwind. 5 Willard Place 828-1688, www.thecroffhouse.com Esprit du Beau A late 19th-century townhouse, mindfully restored, on a desired block in Hudson; a handsome, luxury accommodation for family and friends. 226 Union St 917-207-6848, www.espritdubeau.com Hudson City B&B A 19th-century historic Victorian located in the city of Hudson just blocks from more than 70 antiques shops. Eight antique-appointed guestrooms await your arrival. 326 Allen St 822-8044, www.hudsoncitybnb.com Hudson Merchant House A boutique bed & breakfast offering a sophisticated country experience in the heart of Hudson; three blocks from train station and block from Warren Street and its many restaurants and antiques shops. 10 South Front St, 828-9200 www.hudsonmerchanthouse.com

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* Please check website for specials and packages The Inn at Ca’Mea In the heart of Hudson, nine beautifully appointed rooms all with queen-size beds connected through the garden to Ca’Mea restaurant, offering 20% discount at the restaurant for our guests. 12 City Hall Place 822-0005, www.camearestaurant.com The Inn at Hudson Centrally located in the most elegant and historic neighborhood of a town whose architecture spans the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries. The Inn is within easy walking distance of several excellent restaurants, as well as a renowned stretch of shops and landmark civic buildings. 317 Allen St 822-9322, www.theinnathudson.com Joslen Motor Lodge Just minutes to antiques shops and museums, guests enjoy warm hospitality in clean and comfortable rooms. 320 Joslen Blvd, 828-7046

St. Charles Hotel Located in the historic city of Hudson, guests enjoy an array of antique shops, galleries and restaurants. 16-18 Park Place 822-9900, www.stcharleshotel.com Sweet Suites Guest suites fully furnished for shortterm stays – two-bedroom apartment and three-bedroom houses available. North 5th St, Cross St 917-923-9772, www.sweetsuitesny.com Union Street Guest House Spacious and beautifully appointed guest suites, each with a private entrance. The USGH is just one block from the best of Hudson dining and shopping and five blocks from the Amtrak station, where a rental car can be arranged to take you to the region’s many and varied attractions. 345-349 Union St, 828-0958 www.unionstreetguesthouse.com

Mount Merino Manor Experience the gracious hospitality of a luxury Bed & Breakfast with Catskill Mountain views. Romantic guestrooms offer whirlpool tubs, spa showers, beautiful linens, all modern conveniences, travel amenities and a full gourmet breakfast. 4317 Rt 23, 828-5583 www.mountmerinomanor.com*

Verdigris B&B Located above the charming Verdigris Tea, the bedrooms feature luxurious king and queen beds with private baths, cable and a delightful breakfast selection with gourmet coffee or tea, and the paper awaits you in the morning. 13 South Third St 828-3139, www.verdigristea.com

Pleroma Farm Peace, serenity, quiet. A place to be undisturbed during study, reflection or simply to relax. Enjoy complete privacy in a single bedroom suite with fireplace, full kitchen, Wi-Fi, large deck and a pond for swimming/skating, and a network of trails that join to Olana. 149 County Rt 14 828-1966, www.pleromafarm.com

Vintage East Located three miles south of Hudson, this elegantly furnished, self-catering, historic 18th- and 19th-century compound features four distinct accommodations with a plethora of amenities. 375 Middle Rd 828-3825, www.vintageeast.com

USA Today said “Nature-loving couples will bond at this scenic Northeast gem” and The NY Times termed the breakfasts “feasts.” Hillsdale, NY | 518-325-7248 | www.innatgreenriver.com www.ColumbiaCountyTourism.org

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Accommodations Warren Street B&B A renovated townhouse offering highly personalized accommodations in an elegantly casual setting. 129 Warren St 929-6199 www.warrenstreetbandb.com

Q Kinderhook Blue Spruce Inn & Suites Family-operated establishment for more than 40 years. Located in the historic town of Kinderhook. 3093 Rt 9, Valatie 758-9711 www.bluespruceinnsuites.com The Van Schaack House Built in 1785, refurbished to the original Dutch architecture with a Victorian-style décor, providing elegant accommodations in the historic village of Kinderhook. 20 Broad St 758-6118, www.vanschaackhouse.com

Q New Lebanon

Hitchcock House Cottage Lovingly restored barn with three bedrooms, three baths, full kitchen, living room with TV, porch, sun room overlooking pond with small waterfall and gazebo. 14163 Rt 22 794-8826 www.hitchcockhousebb.com The Inn at the Shaker Mill Farm An 1824 Shaker stone mill converted into a country inn. Dedicated to the joys of gentle leisure; built alongside a stream and a waterfall. A retreat destination for people and groups of all types. 40 Cherry Ln (off Rt 22), Canaan 794-9345, www.shakermillfarminn.com Red Robin Song Guest House A two-guestroom Bed & Breakfast located on 85 acres in the hills of the New York side of the Berkshires. Offering many outdoor activities such as hiking/snowshoeing trails and fish ponds. 94 Schoolhouse Rd, West Lebanon 794-0186 www.redrobinsongguesthouse.com

Churchill House B&B Experience the difference! Picturesque Greek Revival home on 18 acres, hills, fields and streams. Spacious, well-appointed guestrooms with private baths, Wi-Fi and other amenities. Rt 22 & Churchill Rd 766-5852, www.churchillhousebb.com

Shaker Meadows This 1821 farmhouse offers guests a full kitchen, living room and six bedrooms. Historical and recreational attractions are just minutes away. 14209 Rt 22, Canaan 794-9385, www.shakermeadows.com

Hitchcock House Restored 1797 Shaker-built house on 123 acres with ponds, meadows, mountain trails and gardens. 14163 Rt 22 794-8826, www.hitchcockhousebb.com

The Spencer House B&B A beautifully restored historic building located in the heart of Shaker country. 466 Rt 20 794-6500 www.TheSpencerHouse.com*

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Angel Wing Hollow B&B A restored 1888 Victorian where guests enjoy two large rooms with queen-size beds and private baths. Just minutes from historic attractions and country farm markets. 898 Main St (County Rt 28) 784-2989 www.angelwinghollowbb.com

The Little House Nestled on 35 acres alongside a colonial home surrounded by countryside. Enjoy the quiet solitude with views of the forest, gardens and pastoral lawns. A cottage charm with antique furniture, perfect for a romantic getaway. 1569 County Rt 27, Craryville 929-0140, www.thelittlehouse.biz

Q Philmont Vanderbilt House A 150-year-old, completely renovated restaurant and hotel. 161 Main St 672-9993 www.vanderbilt-house.com

Q Spencertown Spencertown Cottages Two extended-stay rentals â&#x20AC;&#x201C; fully equipped units, your home away from home. 1909 Couny Rt 9, Chatham 392-7449 www.spencertowncottages.com

Q West Taghkanic Changing Times Step back to a simpler time and experience an eclectic mix of the past with the modern amenities of the present. Conveniently located half-mile off the Taconic State Pkwy on Rt 82. 624 Old Rt 82 851-3510 www.changingtimesbandb.com Taghkanic Motel Opposite Lake Taghkanic State Park. Best hunting location! 1011 Rt 82 851-9006, www.taghkanicmotel.com

Q Stockport

Q Retreat

The Balloon B&B An 1869 Victorian, three guestrooms, each with private baths; located in the quaint town of Stockport just two miles north of the city of Hudson. Hot-air balloon rides are available â&#x20AC;&#x201C; must be booked in advance. 73 County Rt 25 828-3735 www.balloonbedandbreakfast.com

The Retreat at Art Omi Meeting & Conference Center The Retreat, on its 300-acre site, is available for group getaways, business meetings and retreats, with 20 bedrooms and fully equipped kitchen. Catering available. Seasonal: Thanksgiving-Mar 15. 59 Letter S Rd, Ghent 201-683-6017, www.retreatartomi.com

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FOX HILL CAMPING AREA 392-3714

603 Rt 203 Spencertown, NY 12165

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WOODLAND HILLS CAMPGROUND 392-3557 www.whcg.net

386 Fog Hill Rd Austerlitz, NY 12017

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CAMP WAUBEEKA FAMILY CAMPGROUND 329-4681 www.campwaubeeka.com

133 Farm Rd Copake, NY 12516

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COPAKE KOA 329-2811 www.copakeKOA.com

2236 County Rt 7 Copake, NY 12516

May 6-Oct 15 Free Wi-Fi & Cable TV

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TACONIC STATE PARK 329-3993 www.nysparks.com

State Rt 344 Copake Falls, NY 12517

May-Dec 6 Cabins Available All Year

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1528 State Rt 82 Ancram, NY 12502

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GALLATIN LAKE TAGHKANIC STATE PARK 851-3631 www.nysparks.com GHENT MEADOWGREENS RESTAURANT, GOLF COURSE & CAMPGROUNDS 828-0663 www.meadowgreensresort.com

1238 Rt 9H Ghent, NY 120075

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KINDERHOOK STONE’S RV PARK 784-4805

3483 State Rt 9 Valatie, NY 12184

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1947 County Rt 8 Elizaville, NY 12523

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LIVINGSTON BROOK N WOOD FAMILY CAMPGROUNDS 537-6896 www.brooknwood.com

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Q Aviation/Scenic

Rides/Ballooning Float on Air Balloon Company, Inc. 845-553-0630, www.floatonair.com Richmor Aviation, Inc. Columbia County Airport, Ghent 828-9461, www.richmor.com

Outdoor Activities

Peter Blandori

With rolling hills and serene landscapes, Columbia County offers a variety of activities year-round for the outdoor lover in all of us. There are tons of trails, golf courses, skiing, country roads perfect for biking, and state parks for swimming; not to mention ballooning, birdwatching, horseback riding, hunting, snowshoeing, cruising on the Hudson, and more!

Russ Barber Hot Air Balloon Rides Stockport, 828-3735 www.balloonbedandbreakfast.com

Q Bicycling/Mountain

Biking Beebe Hill State Forest County Rt 5, Austerlitz* CycleLogical Bike Tours Provides custom-designed road cycling tours – two or more pre-planned cycling events each season, as well. www.cyclelogicaltours.com Harlem Valley Rail Trail See page 6 for more information www.hvrt.org Harvey Mountain State Forest East Hill Rd (off Rt 22, near the I-90 B-3 Exit), Austerlitz* Great Freedom Adventures Exceptional bike tours through the magnificent Hudson Valley National Heritage Area. Bike quiet country roads, visit vineyards and taste award-winning wines, tour preeminent mansions and historic sites and feast on gourmet dinners. www.greatfreedomadventures.com/ new-york-bike-tours.html Lake Taghkanic State Park Off Taconic State Pkwy or 1528 Rt 82, Taghkanic 851-3631, www.nysparks.com/parks Livingston State Forest Rt 9G & Fox Creek Rd, Livingston* Martin Van Buren Park Rt 9H (across from Martin Van Buren NHS), Kinderhook 758-9689 New Forge State Forest New Forge Rd #2, off Rt 82, Taghkanic* Pachaquack Preserve Elm St (off Rt 203), Valatie, 758-9806 River Street Park River St (off Rt 9), Valatie, 758-9806 Taconic State Park Rt 344, off Rt 22, Copake Falls 329-3993, www.nysparks.com/parks

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Birdwatchers’ Paradise Columbia County is a welcoming haven for more than 260 species of birds and the people who love them. For a free copy of our Columbia County Bird Guide, call 800-724-1846, or download your copy at www.ColumbiaCountyTourism.org.

Q Boat Cruises Hudson Cruises, Inc. 822-1014, www.hudsoncruises.com

Q Boat Launch Sites Copake Lake County Rt 7, Copake Hudson River • Front St, Hudson • Off County Rt 35A, Germantown • Station Rd, Columbiaville (small boats only – high tide recommended) Kinderhook Lake County Rt 28, Kinderhook (car top boats with electric motors only) Lake Taghkanic State Park Rt 82, Taghkanic (permit required) www.nysparks.com/parks Queechy Lake County Rt 30, Canaan (car top only)

Q Cross-Country

Crellin Community Park Rt 66, Chatham+ The Fields at Omi 1405 County Rt 22, Ghent 392-4747, www.artomi.org Greenport Conservation Area Daisy Hill Rd, off Joslen Blvd, Greenport+ Hand Hollow Conservation Area County Rt 9, New Lebanon+ Harlem Valley Rail Trail See page 6 for more details www.hvrt.org Harvey Mountain State Forest East Hill Rd (off Rt 22, near the I-90 B-3 Exit), Austerlitz* High Falls Conservation Area Roxbury Rd (off Rt 217), Philmont+ Lake Taghkanic State Park Taconic State Pkwy or 1528 Rt 82, Taghkanic 851-3631, www.nysparks.com/parks

Skiing/Downhill Skiing & Snowboarding

Livingston State Forest Rt 9G & Fox Creek Rd, Livingston*

Beebe Hill State Forest County Rt 5, Austerlitz*

Martin Van Buren Park Rt 9H (across from the Martin Van Buren NHS), Kinderhook 758-9689

Borden’s Pond Conservation Area Rt 203, Chatham+ Catamount Ski Area Rt 23, Hillsdale 800-342-1840, 325-3200 www.catamountski.com Clermont State Historic Site Off Rt 9G, Clermont 537-4240, www.nysparks.com Copake Country Club Rentals available and groomed trails. 44 Golf Course Rd, off County Rt 11, Copake, 325-4338 www.copakecountryclub.com

Mud Creek Environmental Learning Center 1024 Rt 66, Ghent 828-4386, www.ccswcd.org New Forge State Forest Rt 82, Taghkanic* Olana State Historic Site Rt 9G, 828-0135 www.nysparks.com, www.olana.org Pachaquack Preserve Elm St, Valatie, 758-9806

* For more information – NY State Forest Ranger Chris Dicintio 828-0236, www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/45415.html + For more information – Columbia Land Conservancy 392-5252, www.clctrust.org www.ColumbiaCountyTourism.org

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Outdoor Activities River Street Park River St, Valatie, 758-9806

Crellin Community Park Rt 66, outside Chatham Village

Roeliff Jansen Park 9140 Rt 22, Hillsdale www.roejanpark.org

Drowned Land Swamp Conservation Area County Rt 3 (off Rt 22), Ancram+

Round Ball Conservation Area Carson Rd (off Rt 22), Ancram+

Greenport Conservation Area Daisy Hill Rd, off Joslen Blvd, Greenport+

Schor Conservation Area Cemetery Rd (off County Rt 24), Canaan+

Hand Hollow Conservation Area County Rt 9, New Lebanon+

Siegel-Kline Kill Conservation Area Rt 21 (Garage Place Rd), Ghent+

Harlem Valley Rail Trail See page 6 for more details www.hvrt.org

Stockport Wildlife Management Area (surrounds the Harrier Hill Park) Rod & Gun Rd, Stockport*

Harrier Hill Park Rod & Gun Rd, Stockport www.scenichudson.org/ whatyoucando/visitourparks/ harrierhillpark

Stuyvesant Unique Area (Nutton Hook Reserve) Rt 9J & Ferry Rd, Stuyvesant* Taconic State Park Rt 344, Copake Falls 329-3993, www.nysparks.com/parks

Q Golfing Campbell’s Hillside Driving Range 61 Bloody Hill Rd, Craryville, 325-6651 Copake Country Club 44 Golf Course Rd, Copake, 325-4338 www.copakecountryclub.com Farmer’s Range 2878 Rt 203, Valatie

Harvey Mountain State Forest East Hill Rd, Austerlitz* High Falls Conservation Area Roxbury Rd (off Rt 217), Philmont+ Lake Taghkanic State Park Off Taconic State Pkwy or 1528 Rt 82, Taghkanic 851-3631, www.nysparks.com/parks Livingston State Forest Rt 9G & Fox Creek Rd, Livingston* Martin Van Buren Park Rt 9H (across from the Martin Van Buren NHS), Kinderhook, 758-9689

Ghent Driving Range County Rt 9 & Hugo Dr, Ghent

Mud Creek Environmental Learning Center 1024 Rt 66, Ghent 828-4386, www.ccswcd.org

Meadowgreens Golf Course 1238 Rt 9H, Ghent, 828-0663

New Forge State Forest New Forge Rd, off Rt 82,Taghkanic*

Undermountain Golf Course, Inc. 274 Undermountian Rd, Ancram 329-4444 www.undermountaingolf.com

Olana State Historic Site 5720 Rt 9G, Hudson, 828-0135 www.nysparks.com, www.olana.org

Winding Brook Country Club 2839 Rt 203, Valatie, 758-7054 www.windingbrookcountryclub.com

Q Hiking Trails Beebe Hill State Forest County Rt 5, Austerlitz*

Ooms Conservation Area at Sutherland Pond Hartigan Rd, Chatham+ Pachaquack Preserve Elm St, Valatie, 758-9806 River Street Park River St, Valatie, 758-9806

Borden’s Pond Conservation Area Off Rt 203, outside Chatham Village+

Roeliff Jansen Park 9140 Rt 22, Hillsdale www.roejanpark.org

Clermont State Historic Site Off Rt 9G, Clermont 537-4240, www.nysparks.com

Round Ball Mountain Conservation Area Carson Rd (off Rt 22), Ancram+

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Schor Conservation Area Cemetery Rd, off County Rt 24, Canaan+

Wilson M Powell Wildlife Sanctuary Hunt Club Rd, Old Chatham www.alandevoebirdclub.org

Siegel-Kline Kill Conservation Area Rt 21 (Garage Place Rd), Ghent+

Q Horseback Riding

Stockport Wildlife Management Area (surrounds the Harrier Hill Park) Rod & Gun Rd, Stockport Stuyvesant Unique Area (Nutton Hook Reserve) Rt 9J & Ferry Rd, Stuyvesant Taconic State Park Rt 344, Copake Falls 329-3993, www.nysparks.com/parks

Western Riding Stables, Inc. 228 Sawchuk Rd, Ancram 789-4848 www.westernridingstables.com

QHunting & Trapping (Trapping in State Forests only) Beebe Hill State Forest County Rt 5, Austerlitz* Clermont State Historic Site County Rt 6 (off Rt 9G), Clermont 537-4240, www.nysparks.com/sites

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Outdoor Activities Harvey Mountain State Forest East Hill Rd, Austerlitz* Houtalings Island Hudson River (boat access only)* Lake Taghkanic State Park Off Taconic State Pkwy or 1528 Rt 82, Taghkanic (bow season only) 851-3631, www.nysparks.com/parks Lido’s Game Farm/Hunt Club Private and public hunts, reservations accepted. Berkshire Rd, Taghkanic 329-1551, www.lidosnyhunts.com Livingston State Forest Rt 9G & Fox Creek Rd, Livingston* New Forge State Forest New Forge Rd, Taghkanic* Northeast Whitetail A guided hunt experience. Elizaville, 862-219-3886 (for Pete) or 914-319-6635 (for Mario) www.northeastwhitetail.com Quality Adventures, Inc. Licensed hunting and fishing guide. Stottville, 822-9353 Rogers Island State Wildlife Management Area Greenport (boat access only)* Taconic State Park

Greenport Conservation Area Daisy Hill Rd, off Joslen Blvd, Greenport+ Hand Hollow Conservation Area County Rt 9, New Lebanon+ High Falls Conservation Area Roxbury Rd (off Rt 217), Philmont+ Hudson River Islands State Park On the river (access by boat only) Lewis A. Swyer Preserve Mill Creek Boardwalk, Rt 9J, Stuyvesant Mud Creek Environmental Learning Center 1024 Rt 66, Ghent 828-4386, www.ccswcd.org Nutton Hook State Unique Area* Rt 9J, Stuyvesant Pachaquack Preserve Elm St, Valatie, 758-9806 Rheinstrom Hill Audubon Center Cambridge Rd, Hillsdale, 325-5203 Rogers Island State Wildlife Management Area Hallenbeck Rd, Greenport* Schor Conservation Area Cemetery Rd (off County Rt 24), Canaan+

Taconic State Park Rt 344, Copake Falls (bow and rifle – deer only) 329-3993, www.nysparks.com/parks

Siegel-Kline Kill County Rt 21, Ghent+

Q Rope Course/

Stockport Wildlife Management Area (surrounds the Harrier Hill Park) Rod & Gun Rd, Stockport*

Zip Lines Catamount Adventure Park 3290 Rt 23, Hillsdale, 325-3200 www.catamounttrees.com

Q Sanctuaries/

Preserves/ Gardens/ Conservation Areas Clermont State Historic Site County Rt 6 (off Rt 9G), Clermont 537-4240, www.nysparks.com/sites Borden’s Pond Conservation Area Off Rt 203, outside Chatham Village+

Stockport Flats Wildlife Management Area Station Rd (off Rt 9), Stockport* Wilson M. Powell Wildlife Sanctuary Hunt Club Rd, Old Chatham www.alandevoebirdclub.org

Q Snowshoeing Beebe Hill State Forest* County Rt 5, Austerlitz Borden’s Pond Conservation Area Off Rt 203, outside Chatham Village+

Drowned Land Swamp Conservation Area County Rt 3 (off Rt 22), Ancram+

Clermont State Historic Site Off Rt 9G, Clermont, 537-4240

Freund Wildlife Sanctuary Pitt Rd, Old Chatham

Crellin Community Park Rt 66, Chatham

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Drowned Land Swamp Conservation Area County Rt 3 (off Rt 22), Ancram+

Schor Conservation Area Cemetery Rd, (off County Rt 24), Canaan+

The Fields at Omi 1405 County Rt 22, Ghent 392-4747, www.artomi.org

Siegel-Kline Kill Conservation Area County Rt 21, Ghent+

Greenport Conservation Area Daisy Hill Rd, off Joslen Blvd, Greenport+

Stockport Wildlife Management Area (surrounds the Harrier Hill Park) Rod & Gun Rd, Stockport*

Hand Hollow Conservation Area County Rt 9, New Lebanon+ Harlem Valley Rail Trail See page 6 for more information www.hvrt.org Harrier Hill Park Rod & Gun Rd, Stockport www.scenichudson.org/ whatyoucando/visitourparks/ harrierhillpark Harvey Mountain State Forest Access: East Hill Rd (off Rt 22, near the I-90 B-3 Exit), Austerlitz* High Falls Conservation Area Roxbury Rd (off Rt 217), Philmont+ Lake Taghkanic State Park Off Taconic State Pkwy or 1528 Rt 82, Taghkanic 851-3631, www.nysparks.com/parks Livingston State Forest Rt 9G & Fox Creek Rd, Livingston* Martin Van Buren Park Rt 9H (across from Martin Van Buren NHS), Kinderhook, 758-9689 Mud Creek Environmental Learning Center 1024 Rt 66, Ghent 828-4386, www.ccswcd.org New Forge State Forest New Forge Rd #2, off Rt 82, Taghkanic* Olana State Historic Site 5720 Rt 9G, Hudson, 828-0135 www.nysparks.com, www.olana.org Ooms Conservations Area at Sutherland Pond w Hartigan Rd, Chatham+ Pachaquack Preserve Elm St (off Rt 203), Valatie River Street Park Pump Station Rd (off Rt 9), Valatie

Stuyvesant Unique Area (Nutton Hook Reserve) Rt 9J & Ferry Rd, Stuyvesant* Taconic State Park Rt 344 off Rt 22, Copake Falls 329-3993, www.nysparks.com/parks Wilson M. Powell Wildlife Sanctuary Hunt Club Rd, off County Rt 13, Old Chatham www.alandevoebirdclub.org

Q Snowmobile Trails/

Areas Beebe Hill State Forest County Rt 5, Austerlitz* Harvey Mountain State Forest Access: East Hill Rd (off Rt 22, near the I-90 B-3 Exit), Austerlitz* Hudson Park Access to 165 acres of open ďŹ elds. Please park at the restaurant and check with management for fee and regulations. 3521 Rt 9, Livingston, 851-2228 Lake Taghkanic State Park Taconic State Pkwy or 1528 Rt 82 851-3631, www.nysparks.com/parks New Forge State Forest New Forge Rd #2, off Rt 82, Taghkanic* Taconic State Park Rt 344, off Rt 22, Copake Falls 329-3993, www.nysparks.com/parks

Q Swimming Knickerbocker Lake Rt 9 outside Valatie

Roeliff Jansen Park 9140 Rt 22, Hillsdale www.roejanpark.org

Lake Taghkanic State Park Taconic State Pkwy or 1528 Rt 82, Taghkanic 851-3631, www.nysparks.com/parks

Round Ball Mountain Conservation Area Carson Rd, off Rt 22, Ancram+

Taconic State Park Rt 344, Copake Falls 329-3993, www.nysparks.com/parks www.ColumbiaCountyTourism.org

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Buckwheat Rd (off Rt 9 between County Rt 8 & County Rt 6) – at bridge known as Oars Bridge Wiltsie Bridge Rd (off County Rt 3) – access at bridge only

Fishing A NYS fishing license is required for people age 16 and over and is available from the Town Clerks and sport stores.

Q DEC*

Stocked Creeks

www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/44854.html *New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

Q Other Points for

Fishing

High Falls Conservation Area– Agawamuck Creek Roxbury Rd (off Rt 217), Philmont Columbia Land Conservancy: 392-5252, www.clctrust.org Kinderhook Lake* Hamlet of Niverville, Town of Kinderhook Lake Taghkanic State Park Town of Taghkanic, 1528 Rt 82, Taghkanic

Kinderhook Creek From county line in New Lebanon at Adams Crossing Rd to county line in New Lebanon at Rt 20 behind the Lebanon Valley Speedway & Dragway

New Forge State Forest Access to Taghkanic Creek – Trail head at New Forge Rd II and County Rt 10, Taghkanic

Access from county line Town of Chatham at Rt 66 to Bachus Rd

Oakdale Pond Clinton Street & Glenwood Blvd, Hudson

Access at Rt 66 across from Pitt Rd (small area in cornfield) Access at bridge in Malden Bridge – both sides Village of Valatie Access in the Pachaquack Preserve on Elm St (off Rt 203) River Street Park at River St (off Rt 9) Beaver Cotton Mill Overlook at the Falls – Main St at the bridge Claverack Creek – Town of Claverack At Roxbury Rd (off Rt 217) where bridge crosses creek at Hess farm – access at bridge only Rt 23 at Red Mills – access off south side of bridge only (not north side with the falls)

Ooms Conservation Area at Sutherland Pond Hartigan Rd, Chatham Columbia Land Conservancy: 392-5252, www.clctrust.org Queechy Lake* Town of Canaan Siegel-Kline Kill Conservation Area Access to Kline Kill – County Rt 21, Ghent Stuyvesant Unique Area (Nutton Hook Reserve) Hudson River access – Ferry Rd & Rt 9J Taconic State Park Rt 344 (off Rt 22), Copake Falls, Ore Pond *Please check our website for boat and fishing location restrictions for these lakes.

At bridge on Webb Rd (off County Rt 29) County Rt 29 – a pull-off halfway between Webb Rd & Hiscox Rd

Q Access to Boating

on the Hudson River

Feeder To Claverack Creek Stone Mill Rd – at bridge only

City of Hudson, Boat Launch Front St at the bottom of Warren St

Roeliff Jansen Creek County Rt 2 between Elizaville & Taconic State Pkwy – look for posted properties

Town of Germantown, Boat Launch County Rt 35A (Northern Blvd) off Rt 9G

County Rt 2 & County Rt 19 at Turkey Hill Rd

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Q Ancramdale Fox Hill Farm Grass-fed beef – sell, ship custom cuts; steaks, roast, burgers and hot dogs. Visitors welcome. 887 E Ancram Rd 329-2405 www.foxhillfarmgrassfedbeef.com

Country Markets & Farms

Herondale Farm Organic grass-fed beef, pork and chicken. 90 Wiltsie Bridge Rd 329-3769, www.herondalefarm.com

Dotting the back roads, the county cradles the secret to delicious food — local farms with fresh from-the-vine produce and baked goods. Throughout the area are stands and farmer’s markets with fresh cider, piping-hot bakery delights, fresh produce, maple syrup, and jam. Columbia County boasts many community-supported argriculture (CSA) farms, including Roxbury Farm, one of the largest in the nation.

Millerhurst Gardens Unique annuals, perennials and herbs; sweet corn, Indian corn, popcorn, pumpkins u-pick and available at the market, dried flowers and wreaths, and winter squash. 3201 Rt 82, 329-2208 Ronnybrook Farm Dairy and cheeses. 310 Prospect Hill Rd (Pine Plains) 398-6465, www.ronnybrook.com Sol Flower Farm Vegetables and flowers always grown sustainably and ecologically. Cut flowers, beautiful bouquets and delicious, healthy vegetables. 90 Wiltsie Bridge Rd 567-1951, www.solflowerfarm.com Thompson Finch Farm* Organic strawberries, apples, vegetables. 720 Wiltsie Bridge Rd 329-7578, www.thompsonfinch.com

Q Austerlitz Braeburn Farm Vegetables, sweet corn, herbs, flowers, pumpkins. 1280 Rt 203, 392-2671

Q Canaan Shady Acres Farm Vegetables, fruit in season, beef, goat milk products, baked goods, jams and jellies. Mon-Sat 9am-5pm. 13217 Rt 22, 781-0763 www.shadyacresfarm.webs.com

Q Chatham The Berry Farm* Locally grown, pesticide-free, organic, farm-to-consumer products: berries, including currants and gooseberries, herbs, winter squash and pumpkins. The addition of a passive geothermal, passive solar greenhouse for production of fresh greens and herbs all winter long. In season: Daily 9am-5pm. 2309 Rt 203, 392-4609 www.chathamberryfarm.com

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*Note: “Pick Your Own” Chatham Real Food Market Co-op Community-owned market featuring local farms and kitchen. Tues, Wed & Sat 10am-5pm, Thurs & Fri 10am-7pm. 15 Church St (Rt 203), 392-3353 www.chathamrealfoodcoop.net

Shortcake Farms Fruits, vegetables. Wed-Mon in season. Rt 23B, east of Hudson, 851-7676 Triple H Ranch – Goat Dairy and Farm Store Eggs, farm-raised meats, goat milk, goat cheese. Wed-Sat 8am-8pm. 28 Fish & Game Rd, 828-0651

Dick Klingler Vegetables, sweet corn, honor system. Rt 295 (at the parking lot of The Cottage Restaurant), East Chatham

Q Clermont Cooperland Farm Fresh, seasonal fruit. 1727 Rt 9, 537-7673

Q Claverack Blackberry Hill Farm Herbs, berries, jams, jellies, greens, garlic, organic maple syrup, free-range brown eggs. Honor system or call ahead. 156 Bells Pond Rd 851-7661, www.blackberryhillfarm.org

Ronald & Harriet Miller - Cross Farm Fruits, vegetables in season. 1629 Rt 9, 537-6634

Q Copake

Bryant Farms Fruits, vegetables. Rts 9H & 23, 851-2777

North Mountain Nursery & Farm Stand Local produce, baked goods and gourmet items featuring Ronny Brook Farm dairy and cheeses. 8586 Rt 22, 325-1685

Holmquest Farm Fruits, vegetables, including okra, swiss chard and lettuce, and pick-your-own flowers. 516 Spook Rock Rd (County Rt 29) 851-9629

Sir William Farm Market Frozen Angus beef and Berkshire pork. 4160 County Rt 7, Craryville, 325-3105

Meisner’s Farm Stand Fruits, vegetables. Rts 9 & 23, 851-3714

Q Germantown Old Saw Mill Farm Pork, chicken, lamb, apples, pears, plums, peaches. 140 Old Saw Mill Rd, 537-5404

Philip Orchard* Apples, pears, plums, raspberries, currents and gooseberries. Labor DayNov 1, daily 8:30am-5:30pm. 270 Rt 9H, 851-6351

Q Ghent

Rocky Fresh Herb Farm Herbs: basils, lemon balm, feverfew, chamomile, bee balm (monarda), catnip, dill, burdock root, coriander seeds, garlic chives, cilantro, horsetail, chives, borage, angelica, hyssop, artemisia, horseradish, lemon verbena, lovage, marjoram; flowers; tomatoes; salad greens; and strawberries. 671 Fish & Game Rd, 672-5623

Grazin’ Angus Acres Grass-fed Black Angus beef and pastured chicken and eggs. Please check website for market locations. 176 Bartel Rd 392-3620, www.grazinangusacres.com Hawthorne Valley Farm & Farm Store Biodynamic fruits, vegetables, certified organic and biodynamic meat and poultry, organic bakery, dairy and cheese, organic grocery store; raw (unpasteurized) cow’s milk. Mon-Sat 7:30am-7pm, Sun 9am-5pm. 327 County Rt 21C, Harlemville 672-7500 www.hawthornevalleyfarm.com

Scarecrow Farm Vegetables in season, eggs, honey, farm crafts and gifts, wool and wool products, preserves. Old Barrington Rd (off Rt 23) 851-9898 www.localharvest.org/scarecrow-farm

Columbia County Bounty Columbia County Bounty’s mission is to promote and support networking connections between local agricultural producers and culinary businesses, as well as to educate the community about the preservation of local and regional sustainable foods and products. Whereas Columbia County Bounty planted the seed, it has now grown into the Hudson Valley Bounty, your place for local food connections. www.hudsonvalleybounty.com www.ColumbiaCountyTourism.org

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Country Markets & Farms Kinderhook Farm Premium, grass-fed and grass-finished beef and lamb, as well as eggs and pastured chickens at on-site farm store. Daily 7am-6pm. 1958 County Rt 21, Valatie 929-3076 www.KinderhookFarm.com Love Apple Farm* Farm market and pick-your-own cherries, peaches, nectarines, apricots, plums, apples, pears. Bakery featuring homemade pies, cookies, breads, donuts, preserves, cider, local vegetables, cheese, honey and gourmet items; petting zoo, ice cream parlor and gazebo garden. July-Nov daily, 8am-6pm. 1421 Rt 9H 828-5048 www.loveapplefarm.com

Q Greenport Cherry Ridge Farm 4150 Rt 23 828-7018 Don Baker Farm* Apples, cherries, pears. 183 County Rt 14 828-9542 www.donbakerfarm.com Dutch Belted Cow Farm Store @ Pleroma Farm Free-range eggs, pastured poultry, raw milk through our herd-lease program, and non-alcoholic fermented tea. Fri 1-5pm, Sat 10am-5pm. 149 County Rt 14 828-1966 www.pleromafarm.com/page18.html

Eger Brothers Fruits and vegetables. Intersection of Rts 9, 23 & 31, Buckley’s Corners

Q Hillsdale Honey Dog Farms Sunflowers, honey, tomatoes, peppers, beans, garlic and radishes. Farm stand open daily, summer months. Honor system only. 279 Rodman Rd & 2301 State Rt 23 White Oak Farms Berries, jams, vegetables, corn and garlic, and BBQ sauce. Honor system. 65 Whippoorwill Rd, 325-3384

Q Kinderhook Golden Harvest* Retail market, cider mill and bakery. Home of the micro-distillery “Harvest Spirits.” Famous tree-ripe peaches; Pick-your-own apples. Open all year. 3074 Rt 9, outside Valatie 758-7683 www.goldenharvestfarms.com Samascott’s Garden Market Apples, strawberries, blueberries, pears, corn, vegetables, local eggs, greenhouse plants, garden supplies. Seasonal: Mon-Sat 9am-6pm, Sun 9am-5pm. 65 Chatham St (Rt 9), 758-9292 www.samascottsgardenmarket.com Samascott Orchards* Pick-your-own fruits and vegetables, cider mill and donuts, fall harvest products, spring plants. Seasonal: Daily 8am-5pm. 5 Sunset Ave 758-7224, www.samascott.com

GREEN ACRES FARM Owned and operated by the Yandik family since 1915

locally grown tomatoes, fruits, vegetables and fresh baked goods. OPEN: Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon | CLOSED: Tue, Wed, Thur

518-851-7460

226 ROUTE 82 | HUDSON, NY 12534

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*Note: “Pick Your Own” Staron’s Farm Stand Fruits, vegetables. June-Oct, Mon-Fri 9am-6pm, Sat-Sun 9am-5pm. Rt 203 & Merwin Rd 392-2920 Yonder Fruit Farm* Apples, strawberries, tomatoes, vegetables and pumpkins. Rt 9, north of Valatie 758-7011

Q Livingston Fix Brothers Orchards* Cherries, peaches and apples. 215 White Birch Rd (off County Rt 10) 828-7560 www.fixbrosfruitfarm.com Green Acres Farm Market and Bakery* Large selection of heirloom tomatoes, corn and all fall vegetables, pumpkins and pies, breads, muffins, cookies, jams and jellies, apple butter and local cider. Pick-your-own raspberries in the fall. Fri-Mon 9am-6pm. 226 Rt 82 851-7460 Smith Farms* Raspberries, cherries and apples. 200 White Birch Rd (off County Rt 10) 828-1228 frederic@mhcable.com

Q New Lebanon Windswept Farm Sweet corn, plants, flowers, vegetables, Christmas trees. 36 Old Rt 20 (between Rts 20 & 22)

Q Old Chatham Old Chatham Sheepherding Co. Award-winning sheep’s milk cheese and yogurt produced in the rolling hills of Old Chatham. Visit this farm and watch the milking and cheese-making process. 155 Shaker Museum Rd 888-SHEEP-60 (743-3760) www.blacksheepcheese.com Spruce Ridge Alpaca Farm Visit the alpacas and the farm shop with alpaca clothing and toys for sale. Don’t forget the National Alpaca Farm Days in mid-Sept. Please call for hours. 434 County Rt 13 794-6294 www.spruceridgefarm.com

Q Stockport Micosta Enterprises Specialty fruit juices with berries and fruit plants; apple-berry blends with a focus on black currant, elderberry, aronia and sea buckthorn; chocolates, ice cream, pies, yogurt and desserts. 3007 County Rt 20 822-9708, www.micostaent.com Van Wie Natural Foods All-natural beef, pork, lamb, goat, chicken, turkey, guinea hens. Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, or by appointment. 6798 Rt 9, 828-0533

Q Taghkanic Taconic Orchards Baked goods, fruits, vegetables. In season: Daily 9am-6pm; Winter: Fri-Sun 10am-5pm. 591 Rt 82, 851-7477

Fresh foods made on our Farm!

Certified organic, artisan breads, pastries, cheese, yogurt, raw milk, sauerkrauts and more! 1.5 miles east of the Taconic State Parkway at the Harlemville/Philmont exit MINUTESFROM(UDSONsMINUTESFROM#HATHAM -ONDAYn3ATURDAYTOs3UNDAYTO A 400-acre diversified Biodynamic FARMINCENTRAL#OLUMBIA#OUNTY FARM | FARM STORE | www.hawthornevalleyfarm.org 327 County Route 21C, Ghent, NY 12075 | 518-672-7500

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Farmer’s Markets

Chatham Farmer’s Market Seasonal produce. June-Oct, Fri 4-7pm. 15 Church St (Rt 203), 392-3353 Clermont Country Farmer’s Market Local cheeses, meats, vegetables, fruits, dairy, mushrooms, breads, pasta, pesto, soups, seasonally prepared foods, tea, wine, soaps and skin care products, condiments, yarn, gifts. End of May-late Oct, Fri 3:30-7:30pm. 1820 Rt 9, 845-464-3598, www.clermontny.org Copake Farmer’s Market Vegetables, fruit, bread, meat, poultry, eggs, cheese, pies and muffins, pickles, jams, coffee. Also features music, children’s activities and a community table. June-Oct, 2nd & 4th Sat 9am-1pm. Church St (County Rt 7A), 329-0384 Hillsdale Farmer’s Market Vegetables, herbs, potted plants, flowers, honey, eggs, berries, with a Children’s Ag Activities table. July-Oct 1st & 3rd Sat 9am-12pm. Anthony St at the Town Hall , 325-4165 Hudson City Farmer’s Market Local producers only; meat, eggs, plants and flowers, cheese, fruits and vegetables in season, baked goods and prepared foods, wool, wool products and farm-made crafts. EBT/SNAP machine on site. Mother’s Day weekend-Sat before Thanksgiving, Sat 9am-1pm (rain or shine). Corner of 6th St & Columbia St 851-7515, www.hudsonfarmersmarketny.com Kinderhook Farmer’s Market Fruits and vegetables, including organic, jams, jellies, preserves, plants, honey, dairy, eggs and more. Early June-mid-Oct, Sat 8am-12pm (rain or shine). Rt 9 at the Village Square, 758-1232 Lebanon Valley Farmer’s Market Organically grown produce, artisanal bread and pastries, grass-fed beef and pastured pork, sheep milk cheese, eggs, maple syrup, chicken, freshcut flowers. June-Oct, Sun 10am-2pm. 114 Rt 20, 860-4294, managerlvfm@gmail.com Philmont Farmer’s Market Fresh produce, cheeses, eggs, baked goods, flowers, herbs, honey and jams, and more! Cooking demos from all your favorite chefs! June-midOct, Sun 10am-1pm. 93 Main St, 672-7556, www.pbinc.org/revitalization/

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CommunitySupported Agriculture Please contact farm for complete details on shares and distribution locations.

Hawthorne Valley Farm

The Farm at Miller’s Crossing A 200-acre family farm, of which 30 acres are used in the production of more than 50 different types of vegetables, many of which are heirloom and open-pollinated varieties. A greenhouse produces vegetable and flowering bedding plants, and a small beef herd and some pigs provide a source of local, organic, grass-fed meat. 81 Roxbury Rd, Claverack, 851-2331, ksorganic@hotmail.com Hand Hollow Farm A one-acre farm dedicated to building a community around fresh, local produce as sustainable as possible. Members fill their share bags at the farm once a week, making their own selections from what is available. Members also have access to u-pick crops. 402 Rt 34, New Lebanon, 794-0176, handhollowfarm@gmail.com Hawthorne Valley Farm A diversified biodynamic farm with vegetable CSA, 65-cow dairy herd, on-site organic bakery and freshly made lacto-fermented/raw foods. Education programs strive to raise awareness of the social, ecological and economic importance of agriculture in our daily lives. 327 Rt 21C, Ghent (Harlemville) 672-7500, www.hawthornevalleyfarm.org

2010 COLUMBIA COUNTY’S

MOST Promising New Business

Otto’s Market Your New Local Grocer on Main Street Monday-Saturday . . . . . . . . 7-7

Sunday . . . . . . . . 7-3

215 Main Street • Germantown, NY 12526 • (518) 537-7200 www.ottosmarket.com • info@ottosmarket.com

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Country Markets & Farms Linneage Farm Biodynamic vegetables grown on three acres. The land has been in the family for more than 70 years and has not had a major crop on it in more than 50 years. Rt 217, Mellenville, 755-3391, jonronsani@netscape.net Little Seed Gardens A 50-acre, family-run farm committed to ecological, agricultural practices that protect land and human resources, build biological diversity and produce quality food for regional markets. 541 White Mills Rd, Chatham, 392-0063 Red Oak Farm A small, diverse organic farm providing produce and eggs to our CSA and local markets. CSA produce share includes vegetables, berries and herbs. Members receive a weekly e-mail listing all that is available from the farm and the items of their choice are selected for pickup the ensuing week. Egg shares from pasture-raised chickens are available as full (1 dozen per week) or half (1/2 dozen per week) shares. 1921 Rt 9, Stuyvesant, 799-2052, redoakfarmny@yahoo.com Roxbury Farm A 1,000-member CSA farm on 225 acres along the Kinderhook Creek. Roxbury Farm was one of the first CSAs in New York and currently is one of the largest in the country. 2501 Rt 9H, Kinderhook, 758-8558, www.roxburyfarm.com Shady Acres Farm A family-owned and operated farm for almost 100 years. Many varieties of vegetables and berries are grown in market garden without the use of chemical pesticides or fertilizers, and use heirloom varieties when possible with no GMOs. Operated a roadside stand for years and now offering CSA shares. Grass-fed Angus cattle, Alpine dairy goats and lots of good horse hay for sale. 13217 Rt 22, Canaan, 781-0763, www.shadyacresfarm.webs.com Sol Flower Farm @ Herondale Farm Each week, a mix of vegetables is brought fresh from the fields, which contains about 5 to 18 pounds of food (14 lbs. on average) utilizing sustainable agriculture. 90 Wiltsie Bridge Rd, 567-1951, www.solflowerfarm.com Threshold Farm Orchard that offers a fruit share with biodynamic apples, peaches and pears. Also offers, in season, grass-fed beef and pork from farm’s animals. 16 Summit St, Philmont (Farm House) 672-5509, threshold@taconic.net

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Q Rail Services

Resources Q Car Rental & Taxis ABC Livery 451 State St, Hudson, 866-410-TAXI Train-Airport transport available Columbia Transport, Inc. Hudson, 822-1010 or 877-900-8294 Crossroads Taxi Chatham, 392-2775 Enterprise Rent-A-Car Travelers using Amtrak can easily reach all that Columbia County has to offer. Train travelers can arrange for a rental car by calling Enterprise, and Enterprise will either meet you at the train with your car or leave keys for your car and your contract with the station manager. If arranged in advance, during days/times that Enterprise is closed, cars can be left at the Amtrak Station by leaving keys with the station manager upon your departure. Hudson, 828-5492 Green Bee We Taxi & Errand Service (hybrid vehicle) Chatham, 392-0461, www.greenbeewe.com Hudson City Taxi Hudson, 822-8880 John’s Taxi Chatham, 392-3642 Rick’s Taxi Hudson, 828-3355 Riverview Taxi Hudson 828-2884, www.riverviewtaxi.com Tony’s Taxi Limo 672-7650

QHospital & Emergency For an Emergency – Dial 911 FOR WALK-IN CARE: Emergency Room at the Columbia Memorial Hospital 71 Prospect Ave, Hudson, 828-7601 Callan Family Care 358 Mountain View Rd, Copake, 329-3900* Chatham Family Care 31 Dardess Dr, Chatham, 392-6650* Ghent Family Care 60 Garage Place Rd, Ghent, 392-1177* Kinderhook Medical Care 1301 River St, Ste 101, Valatie, 758-6101* Valatie Family Care 1301 River St, Ste 204, Valatie, 758-1766* *Please call for hours

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Area Code 518

Amtrak Rail Station Travelers using Amtrak can easily reach all that Columbia County has to offer. Train travelers can arrange for a rental car by calling the Hudson, NY Enterprise office (828-5492) Rent-A-Car. Enterprise will either meet you at the train with your car, or leave keys for your car and your contract with the station manager. If arranged in advance, during days/times that Enterprise is closed, cars can be left at the Amtrak Station by leaving keys with the station manager upon your departure. Amtrak Rail Station 69 South Front St, Hudson 828-3379, www.amtrak.com Metro-North Railroad Metro-North and Enterprise have teamed up! Take Metro-North to either Poughkeepsie or the Harlem Valley-Wingdale station where an Enterprise representative will meet you. From either station – Columbia County is just a short drive north. Enterprise Rent-A-Car 724 Main St # 726, Poughkeepsie 845-485-2222 www.mta.info/mnr/html/enterprise.htm Enterprise Rent-A-Car 301 Rt 22, Pawling 845-855-1320 www.mta.info/mnr/html/enterprise.htm

Q Road Services AAA-Hudson Valley Auto Club 10 Healy Blvd, Hudson 828-2609 Roadside Service: 800-551-4500 www.aaa.com

Q Pet Resources Gina’s K-9 Bed & Breakfast Boarding For Dogs This unique B&B is for the canine in your family. No cages or kennels for your pooch. Dogs stay in rooms, participate with family and have fun in a half-acre fenced-in yard. Fully insured and member of NAPPS – National Association of Professional Pet Sitters. Gina Hosier. 349 Farm Rd, Copake 329-4675 Glencadia Dog Camp “When you go on vacation, so can your dog.” Glencadia Dog Camp offers social dog boarding with free pick up and delivery in New York City and regular videos on their blog. will@glencadia.com or 470-3981 www.glencadia.com Roeliff Jansen Park (Dog Run) 9140 Rt 22, Hillsdale www.roejanpark.org Tuck ’Em In Sitter Service Giving pets and their owners freedom to roam! In-home care for your pet(s). Member of Pet Sitters International and American Red Cross Pet First Aid certified. Kinderhook 755-2317


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HILLSDALE Visitors Information Center at B&G Wine and Gourmet 2633 Rt 23 KINDERHOOK Visitors Information Center at Golden Harvest Farms 3074 Rt 9, Valatie

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INFORMATION CENTER LOCATIONS

CITY OF HUDSON 401 State St., Tourism Office or Seventh Street Park

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OCTOBER 7, 8, 9, 10

Columbia County Tourism 401 State Street Hudson, NY 12534

800-724-1846 518-828-3375 www.ColumbiaCountyTourism.org

Columbia County New York Visitors & Dining Guide 2011  

2011 Columbia County New York Visitors & Dining Guide

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